Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » C » Connotation ... Conservative Judaism

CONSENT

Pronunciation (US): Play

 Dictionary entry overview: What does consent mean? 

CONSENT (noun)
  The noun CONSENT has 1 sense:

1. permission to do something

  Familiarity information: CONSENT used as a noun is very rare.


CONSENT (verb)
  The verb CONSENT has 1 sense:

1. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

  Familiarity information: CONSENT used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSENT (noun)


Sense 1consent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Permission to do something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

he indicated his consent

Hypernyms ("consent" is a kind of...):

permission (approval to do something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "consent"):

informed consent (consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved)


CONSENT (verb)


Sense 1consent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

consent; go for; accept

Context examples:

I cannot accept your invitation / I go for this resolution

Hypernyms (to "consent" is one way to...):

react; respond (show a response or a reaction to something)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consent"):

give (consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man)

agree (consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something)

settle (accept despite complete satisfaction)

contract in (consent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use)

allow; countenance; let; permit (consent to, give permission)

buckle under; give in; knuckle under; succumb; yield (consent reluctantly)

take in charge; undertake (accept as a charge)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Like father like son." (English proverb)

"When the poor man is burried, the large bell of the parish is silent" (Breton proverb)

"Those who are far from the eye are far from the heart." (Arabic proverb)

"After rain comes sunshine" (Dutch proverb)

 CONSENT: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 

Page delivered in 0.0638 seconds