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Consent vs. Nod

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Consentverb

To express willingness, to give permission.

‘''After reflecting a little bit, I've consented.’;

Nodverb

(ambitransitive) To incline the head up and down, as to indicate agreement.

Consentverb

(medicine) To cause to sign a consent form.

Nodverb

(ambitransitive) To briefly incline the head downwards as a cursory greeting.

Consentverb

(obsolete) To grant; to allow; to assent to.

Nodverb

(ambitransitive) To sway, move up and down.

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Consentverb

To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.

Nodverb

(intransitive) To gradually fall asleep.

Consentnoun

Voluntary agreement or permission.

Nodverb

(transitive) To signify by a nod.

‘They nodded their assent.’;

Consentnoun

(obsolete) Unity or agreement of opinion, sentiment, or inclination.

Nodverb

(intransitive) To make a mistake by being temporarily inattentive or tired

‘Even Homer nods.’;

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Consentverb

To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.

‘And Saul was consenting unto his death.’; ‘Flourishing many years before Wyclif, and much consenting with him in jugdment.’;

Nodverb

To head; to strike the ball with one's head.

‘Jones nods the ball back to his goalkeeper.’;

Consentverb

To indicate or express a willingness; to yield to guidance, persuasion, or necessity; to give assent or approval; to comply.

‘My poverty, but not my will, consents.’; ‘And whispering "I will ne'er consent," - consented.’;

Nodverb

To allude to something.

Consentverb

To grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit.

‘Interpreters . . . will not consent it to be a true story.’;

Nodverb

To fall asleep while under the influence of opiates.

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Consentnoun

Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord.

‘All with one consent began to make excuse.’; ‘They fell together all, as by consent.’;

Nodnoun

An instance of inclining the head up and down, as to indicate agreement, or as a cursory greeting.

Consentnoun

Correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations; agreement; harmony; coherence.

‘The melodious consent of the birds.’; ‘Such is the world's great harmony that springsFrom union, order, full consent of things.’;

Nodnoun

A reference or allusion to something.

Consentnoun

Voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission.

‘Thou wert possessed of David's throneBy free consent of all.’;

Nodnoun

A nomination.

‘For the fifth time in her career she received a Grammy nod, she has yet to win the award.’;

Consentnoun

Capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose, implying physical and mental power and free action.

Nodnoun

(figurative) Approval.

‘The plan is expected to get the nod from councillors at the next meeting.’;

Consentnoun

Sympathy. See Sympathy, 4.

Nodverb

To bend or incline the upper part, with a quick motion; as, nodding plumes.

Consentnoun

permission to do something;

‘he indicated his consent’;

Nodverb

To incline the head with a quick motion; to make a slight bow; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness, with the head; as, to nod at one.

Consentverb

give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to;

‘I cannot accept your invitation’; ‘I go for this resolution’;

Nodverb

To be careless or inattentive; to make a mistake from lack of attention.

‘Nor is it Homer nods, but we that dream.’;

Consentnoun

permission for something to happen or agreement to do something

‘no change may be made without the consent of all the partners’;

Nodverb

To be drowsy or dull; to doze off, especially while in a sitting position; as, half the class nodded while the professor droned on.

Consentverb

give permission for something to happen

‘he consented to a search by a detective’;

Nodverb

To incline or bend, as the head or top; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness with; as, to nod the head.

Consentverb

agree to do something

‘he had consented to serve as external assessor on the panel’;

Nodverb

To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.

Consent

Consent occurs when one person voluntarily agrees to the proposal or desires of another. It is a term of common speech, with specific definitions as used in such fields as the law, medicine, research, and sexual relationships.

Nodverb

To cause to bend.

‘By every wind that nods the mountain pine.’;

Nodnoun

A dropping or bending forward of the upper part or top of anything.

‘Like a drunken sailor on a mast,Ready with every nod to tumble down.’;

Nodnoun

A quick or slight downward or forward motion of the head, in assent, in familiar salutation, in drowsiness, or in giving a signal, or a command; as, a nod of approval.

‘A look or a nod only ought to correct them [the children] when they do amiss.’; ‘Nations obey my word and wait my nod.’;

Nodnoun

a sign of assent or salutation or command

Nodnoun

the act of nodding the head

Nodverb

express or signify by nodding;

‘He nodded his approval’;

Nodverb

lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation;

‘The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer’;

Nodverb

let the head fall forward through drowsiness;

‘The old man was nodding in his chair’;

Nodverb

sway gently back and forth, as is in a nodding motion;

‘the flowers were nodding in the breeze’;

Nodverb

be almost asleep;

‘The old man sat nodding by the fireplace’;

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