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Another word for consent

  1. To respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance

      1. It is so; as you say or ask. Used to express affirmation, agreement, positive confirmation, or consent.
      2. An affirmative or consenting reply.
      3. An affirmative vote or voter.
      1. To pledge or contribute (a sum of money).
      2. To sign (one's name) at the end of a document, especially to attest to or authenticate it.
      3. To sign one's name to (a document) in attestation, testimony, or consent:
      1. To lower and raise the head quickly, as in agreement or acknowledgment.
      2. To let the head fall forward when sleepy.
      3. To be careless or momentarily inattentive as if sleepy; lapse:
      1. To express agreement or acceptance, as of a proposal.
      2. Agreement; concurrence:
      3. Acquiescence; consent:
      1. To share an opinion or feeling; be in accord:
      2. To express consent; concur:
      3. To accept or support a policy or program:
      1. To consent or comply passively or without protest:
      1. To answer affirmatively:
      2. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
      3. To receive (something offered), especially with gladness or approval:
      1. To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another:
      2. To arrive at or come into an office or dignity:
      3. To become a party to an agreement or treaty.
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  2. To give one's consent to

      1. Satisfactory or agreeable; acceptable:
      2. Correct:
      3. Barely satisfactory; mediocre:
      1. Authoritative permission or approval that makes a course of action valid.
      2. Support or encouragement, as from public opinion or established custom.
      3. A consideration, influence, or principle that dictates an ethical choice.
      1. To allow the doing of (something); consent to:
      2. To grant consent or leave to (someone); authorize:
      3. To afford opportunity or possibility for:
      1. To give permission or opportunity to; allow:
      2. To cause to; make:
      3. Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal:
      1. To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction:
      2. To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
      3. To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
      1. To grant authority or power to.
      2. To give permission for (something); sanction:
      1. To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction:
      2. To consider right or good:
      3. To prove or attest.
      1. To sanction officially; authorize.
      1. To let do or happen; permit:
      2. To permit the presence of:
      3. To permit to have:
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  1. The act or process of accepting

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  2. The approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority

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Synonym Study

  • Acquiesce implies tacit agreement or restraint of opposition in accepting something about which one has reservations
  • To accede is to yield one's assent to a proposal
  • Concur implies agreement arrived at formally on a specific matter, often with regard to a line of action
  • Agree implies accord reached by settling differences of opinion or overcoming resistance
  • To assent is to express acceptance of or adherence to an opinion or proposition
  • Consent implies compliance with something proposed or requested, stressing this as an act of the will