reach a consensus

Definition of reach a consensus

  1. :  to come to an agreement Scientists have not reached a consensus on the cause of the disease.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to stretch out :  extend

    :  thrust

    :  to touch or grasp by extending a part of the body (such as a hand) or an object

  1. :  a continuous stretch or expanse

    :  a straight portion of a stream or river

    :  the action or an act of reaching

  1. :  general agreement :  unanimity

    :  the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned

    :  group solidarity in sentiment and belief

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