Definition for CON-SENT'

CON-SENT', v.i. [L. consentio. See the Noun.]

  1. Literally, to think with another. Hence, to agree or accord. More generally, to agree in mind and will; to yield to what one has the power, the right, or the disposition to withhold, or refuse to grant. If sinners entice thee, consent thou not. – Prov. i. And Saul was consenting to Stephen's death. – Acts viii. Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us. – Gen. xxxiv.
  2. To agree. When thou sawest a thief, thou consentedst with him. – Ps. l.
  3. To assent. I consent to the law that it is good. – Rom. vii. 1 Tim. vi.

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