- (intransitive) To express willingness, to give permission.
- (transitive, medicine) To cause to sign a consent form; permission to render care.
NounConsent (plural Consents)
Adjectives for Consent
unanimous; magnanimous; particular; ardent; tacit; grudging; reluctant; common; hard; general; cringing; mutual; unwilling; formal; personal; passive; generous, grumbling; effective; mournful; gracious.
Verbs for Consent
announce—; batter into—; blush—; crave —; deny—; desire—; extend—; nod—; serve with—; suffer—; swear—; win—; wink—; write—; yield—.
Adverbs for Consent
reluctantly; unwittingly; tacitly; handsomely; gloomily; instantly; sulkily; cheerfully; wisely; legally; unanimously; ardently; magnanimously; grudgingly; mutually; unwillingly; formally; personally; passively; generously; mournfully; graciously; blandly.
Synonyms for Consent
- (intransitive): agree, assent, approve
- (voluntary agreement): agreement, willingness, permission, approval
Antonyms for Consent
accede, accede to, accept, acceptance, accession, acclaim, acclamation, accord, accord to, accordance, acquiesce, acquiesce in, acquiescence, admission, admit, agree, agree to, agree with, agreeability, agreeableness, agreement, agreement in principle, agreement of all, alacrity, allow, allowance, amenability, applaud, approval, approve, approve of, ardor, assent, assentation, authorization, authorize, be agreeable, be agreeable to, be dying to, be eager, be game, be open to, be ready, be spoiling for, be willing, buy, cede, charter, cheer, cheerful consent, chorus, collaborate, common assent, common consent, complaisance, compliance, comply, concede, concert, concord, concordance, concur, concurrence, condescend, conform, connive at, consensus, consensus gentium, consensus of opinion, consensus omnium, consent to, consent to silently, consentaneity, cooperate, cooperativeness, deference, deign, dispensation, dispense, docility, eagerness, endorse, enthusiasm, face the music, favorable disposition, favorableness, forwardness, gameness, general acclamation, general agreement, general consent, general voice, give consent, give in, give leave, give permission, give the go-ahead, give the nod, give the word, go along with, go-ahead, goodwill, grant, hail, harmony, have no objection, hearty assent, hold with, homage, imprimatur, in toto, incline, kneeling, knock under, knuckle down, knuckle under, lean, leave, let, liberty, license, like-mindedness, live with it, look kindly upon, make possible, meeting of minds, mutual understanding, nod, nod assent, nonopposal, nonopposition, nonresistance, not hesitate to, not refuse, not resist, obedience, obeisance, obey, okay, one accord, one voice, passiveness, passivity, patent, permission, permission to enter, permit, pliability, pliancy, plunge into, promptness, ratify, readiness, receive, receptive mood, receptiveness, receptivity, release, relent, resign, resignation, resignedness, responsiveness, right mood, same mind, sanction, say aye, say the word, say yes, seal of approval, single voice, special permission, subjection, submission, submit, submittal, subscribe, subscribe to, succumb, sufferance, supineness, support, swallow it, swallow the pill, take, take it, take kindly to, ticket, ticket of admission, total agreement, tractability, unanimity, unanimousness, understanding, ungrudgingness, unison, universal agreement, unloathness, unreluctance, vote affirmatively, vote aye, vote for, vouchsafe, vouchsafement, waiver, warm assent, welcome, willing ear, willing heart, willingness, wink at, would as leave, would as lief, yes, yield,
Recorded in Middle English since circa 1225, from Old French consentir, from Latin cōnsentīre, present active infinitive of cōnsentiō (“to feel together”), itself from com- (“with”) + sentiō (“to feel”)
- IPA: /kɔ̃.sɑ̃/
- third-person singular present indicative of consentir