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consent

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of consent

  1. the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something <we had to get our neighbor's consent in order to trim the tree from his side> Synonyms allowance, authorization, clearance, concurrence, permission, granting, green light, leave, license (or licence), sanction, sufferance, warrantRelated Words imprimatur, seal, signature, stamp; accreditation, certification; liberty, pass; concession, patent, permit; tolerance, toleration; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent, OK (or okay); accord, grantNear Antonyms denial, refusal, rejection, revocation; taboo (also tabu); injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppression; ban, embargo, exclusionAntonyms interdiction, prohibition, proscription




consent

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of consent

  1. to give or express one's approval (as to a proposal) <refused to consent to the marriage> Synonyms acquiesce, agree, assent, come round, accede, subscribeRelated Words adopt, embrace, espouse; abide, bear (with), endure, stand, suffer, tolerate; stomach, swallow, take; bow, knuckle under, relent, submit, succumb, yieldNear Antonyms rebuff, refuse, reject, scorn, spurn; deny, gainsayAntonyms dissent




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