What Is "Consent"?


con·sent
kənˈsent/
noun
noun: consent; plural noun: consents
  1. 1.
    permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
    "no change may be made without the consent of all the partners"
    synonyms:agreementassentacceptanceapprovalapprobationMore
    antonyms:dissent
verb
verb: consent; 3rd person present: consents; past tense: consented; past participle: consented; gerund or present participle: consenting
  1. 1.
    give permission for something to happen.
    "he consented to a search by a detective"
    synonyms:agree to, assent to, yield to, give in to, submit to; More
    antonyms:forbid
    • agree to do something.
      "he had consented to serve on the panel"

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