, 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.
[1913 Webster]

2. Correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations; agreement; harmony; coherence.
[1913 Webster]

The melodious consent of the birds.
[1913 Webster]

Such is the world's great harmony that springs
From union, order, full consent of things.
[1913 Webster]

3. Voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission.
[1913 Webster]

Thou wert possessed of David's throne
By free consent of all.
[1913 Webster]

4. (Law) Capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose, implying physical and mental power and free action.
[1913 Webster]

5. (Physiol.) Sympathy. See Sympathy, 4.

Syn. -- Assent; acquiescence; concurrence; agreement; approval; permission. See Assent.
[1913 Webster]

Age of consent (Law), an age, fixed by statute and varying in different jurisdictions, at which one is competent to give consent. Sexual intercourse with a female child under the age of consent is punishable as rape.
[1913 Webster]


New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href=""
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />


a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Sat 16th November 2019