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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section II. Special Intersocial Volition
 
762. Consent.
 
  
NOUN:CONSENT; assent [See Assent]; acquiescence; approval [See Approbation]; compliance, agreement, concession; yieldance [obs.], yieldingness; accession, acknowledgment, acceptance, agnition [obs.].
  settlement, adjustment, ratification, confirmation.
  permit (permission) [See Permission]; promise [See Promise].
  
VERB:CONSENT; assent [See Assent]; yield assent, admit, allow, concede, grant, yield; come over, come round; give into, acknowledge, agnize [archaic], 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 [See Assent]; not refuse [See Refusal]; turn a willing ear (willingness) [See Willingness]; jump at; deign, vouchsafe; promise [See Promise].
  
ADJECTIVE:CONSENTING &c. v.; compliant, agreeable [colloq.], willing, eager; agreed (assent) [See Assent]; unconditional.
  
ADVERB:YES (assent) [See Assent]; by all means (willingly) [See Willingness]; if you please, as you please; be it so, so be it, well and good, of course.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Chi tace accousente.
  2. Barkis is willin.—Dickens
  3. Silence gives consent.—Goldsmith
  4. And whispering, “I will ne’er consent,”—consented.—Byron

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