Definition of by common consentsomewhat formal
- This restaurant is, by common consent, the best in the city.
: to give assent or approval : agree
: to be in concord in opinion or sentiment
: compliance in or approval of what is done or proposed by another : acquiescence
: agreement as to action or opinion
What made you want to look up by common consent? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).