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consent

Roget category 762

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.7. Special intersocial volition
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#762. Consent

noun

consentassent etc. 488acquiescenceapproval etc. 931compliance, agreement, concessionyieldance, yieldingnessaccession, acknowledgment, acceptance, agnition.
settlement, ratification, confirmation, adjustment.
permit etc. (permission) 760 promise etc. 768.

verb

consentassent etc. 488yield assent, admit, allow, concede, grant, yieldcome round, come overgive into, acknowledge, agnize, give consent, comply with, acquiesce, agree to, fall in with, accede, accept, embrace an offer, close with, take at one's word, have no objection.
satisfy, meet one's wishes, settle, come to terms etc. 488not refuse etc. 764turn a willing ear etc. (willingness) 602jump atdeign, vouchsafepromise etc. 768.

adjective

consenting etc. v. — squeezableagreed etc. (assent) 488unconditional.

adverb

OK, yes etc. (assent) 488by all means etc. (willingly) 602no problemif you please, as you pleasebe it so, so be it, well and good, of courseplease dodon't hesitate.

phrase

chi tace accousente [It].



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