by common consent

Definition of by common consent

somewhat formal
:as agreed to by most people
  • This restaurant is, by common consent, the best in the city.

Word by Word Definitions

common play
  1. : of or relating to a community at large : public

  2. : known to the community

  3. : belonging to or shared by two or more individuals or things or by all members of a group

  1. : the common people

  2. : a dining hall

  3. : the political group or estate comprising the commoners

consent play
  1. : to give assent or approval : agree

  2. : to be in concord in opinion or sentiment

  1. : compliance in or approval of what is done or proposed by another : acquiescence

  2. : agreement as to action or opinion


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