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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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