Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you consent to something, you agree to it. (noun) consent is permission to do something.

Examples: (verb) The teacher consented to being interviewed for the university paper. (noun) The treatment was explained to and understood by the patient before he gave his consent.

Synonyms: nouns: agreement, approval. verbs: agree, comply, accept.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 C