- to give assent or permission (to do something); agree; accede
- acquiescence to or acceptance of something done or planned by another; permission
- accordance or harmony in opinion; agreement (esp in the phrase with one consent)
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈsɛnt/USA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈsɛnt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kən sent′)
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con•sent /kənˈsɛnt/USA pronunciation v.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•sent (kən sent′),USA pronunciation v.i.
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consent /kənˈsɛnt/ vb
'consent' also found in these entries:
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Collocations: signed a consent form, [written, personal, family] consent, [Written] consent is [needed, required]., more...
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