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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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