Meaning of consent

con•sent

Pronunciation: (kun-sent'), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to permit, approve, or agree; comply or yield (often fol. by to or an infinitive): He consented to the proposal. We asked her permission, and she consented.
  2. to agree in sentiment, opinion, etc.; be in harmony.
—n.
  1. permission, approval, or agreement; compliance; acquiescence: He gave his consent to the marriage.
  2. agreement in sentiment, opinion, a course of action, etc.: By common consent he was appointed official delegate.
  3. accord; concord; harmony.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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