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English noun: consent

1. consent (communication) permission to do something

SamplesHe indicated his consent.

Broader (hypernym)permission

Narrower (hyponym)informed consent

English verb: consent

1. consent (communication) give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

SamplesI cannot accept your invitation.
I go for this resolution.

Synonymsaccept, go for

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)react, respond

Narrower (hyponym)agree, allow, buckle under, contract in, countenance, give, give in, knuckle under, let, permit, settle, succumb, take in charge, undertake, yield

Antonymsrefuse, decline

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