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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Latin
Origin: consentire, from com- ( COM-) + sentire 'to feel'

consent

2 verb
     
consent2 [intransitive]
to give your permission for something or agree to do something
consent to
Her father reluctantly consented to the marriage.
consent to do something
He rarely consents to do interviews.

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