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  • 1 Consent — Con*sent , n. [Cf. OF. consent.] 1. Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord. [1913 Webster] All with one consent began to make excuse. Luke xiv. 18. [1913 Webster] They fell together all, as by consent. Shak. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Consent — Con*sent , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Consented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consenting}.] [F. consentir, fr. L. consentire, sensum, to feel together, agree; con + sentire to feel. See {Sense}.] 1. To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to… …

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  • 3 assent — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French assentir, assenter, from Latin assentari, from assentire, from ad + sentire to feel more at sense Date: 14th century to agree to something especially after thoughtful consideration …

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  • 4 consent — con·sent (kən sentґ) [L. consentire to agree] 1. to assent or approve; to grant permission. 2. the granting of permission or agreement; assent; approval …

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  • 5 consent — con·sent n 1 a: compliance in or approval of what is done or proposed by another; specif: the voluntary agreement or acquiescence by a person of age or with requisite mental capacity who is not under duress or coercion and usu. who has knowledge… …

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  • 6 Assent — As*sent , n. [OE. assent, fr. assentir. See {Assent}, v.] The act of assenting; the act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to anything; concurrence with approval; consent; agreement; acquiescence. [1913 Webster] Faith is the assent to any… …

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  • 7 assent — vb Assent, consent, accede, acquiesce, agree, subscribe and their corresponding nouns express in common the idea of concurrence with what someone else has stated or proposed. Assent implies primarily an act of the understanding and applies to… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 Consent (in Canon Law) — • The deliberate agreement required of those concerned in legal transactions in order to legalize such actions Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Consent (in Canon Law)     Consent (in …

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  • 9 assent — as·sent 1 /ə sent/ vi: to agree to something esp. freely and with understanding: give one s assent assent 2 n: agreement to a matter under consideration esp. based on freedom of choice and a reasonable knowledge of the matter their mutual assent… …

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  • 10 consent — [kən sent′] vi. [ME consenten < OFr consentir < L consentire < com , with + sentire, to feel: see SENSE] 1. a) to agree (to do something) b) to willingly engage in a sexual act: often in the phrase consenting adult c) to give permission …

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  • 11 Consent Theory — is derived from John Locke s idea that all men are created equal. While this is sometimes interpreted to mean that all men are created equally good, or equally able, it actually means that no person has natural authority over any other.There is,… …

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  • 12 consent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Voluntary compliance Nouns consent, assent, acquiescence; approval, approbation; compliance, agreement, concession; yielding, accession, allowance, acceptance; ratification, confirmation; permit,… …

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  • 13 assent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Expression of agreement Nouns 1. (concurrence) assent, acquiescence; nod, accord, accordance; concord (See agreement); unanimity (See unity); recognition, concurrence. 2. (acceptance) ratification,… …

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  • 14 Consent — Tort law Part of the …

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  • 15 assent — v. & n. v.intr. (usu. foll. by to) 1 express agreement (assented to my view). 2 consent (assented to my request). n. 1 mental or inward acceptance or agreement (a nod of assent). 2 consent or sanction, esp. official. Phrases and idioms: royal… …

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  • 16 consent — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French consentir, from Latin consentire, from com + sentire to feel more at sense Date: 13th century 1. to give assent or approval ; agree < consent to being tested > 2. archaic …

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  • 17 consent — /kənˈsɛnt / (say kuhn sent) verb (i) 1. (sometimes followed by to) to give assent; agree; comply or yield: to consent to the request; to consent to do this. 2. Obsolete to agree in sentiment, opinion, etc.; be in harmony. –noun 3. assent;… …

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  • 18 consent — 1 noun (U) 1 permission to do something especially by someone in authority or by someone who is responsible for something: without sb s consent: He took the car without the owner s consent. | give your consent (=allow something to happen) see… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 consent — n. agreement to undergo medical treatment or to participate in medical research. Four conditions must apply for consent to be valid 1. the patient must be given sufficient information (see informed consent); 2. the patient must be competent, i.e …

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  • 20 assent — Consent by one person to what another person has done or what he agrees to do. An element of a contract, but objective in its manifestation, a matter of overt acts, not of inward motives, design, or interpretation of words. Sokoloff v National… …

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