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Permission vs. Consent

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Permissionnoun

authorisation; consent (especially formal consent from someone in authority)

‘Sire, do I have your permission to execute this traitor?’;

Consentverb

To express willingness, to give permission.

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

Permissionnoun

The act of permitting.

Consentverb

(medicine) To cause to sign a consent form.

Permissionnoun

(computing) flags or access control lists pertaining to a file that dictate who can access it, and how.

‘I used the "chmod" command to change the file's permission.’;

Consentverb

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

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Permissionverb

(transitive) To grant or obtain authorization for.

Consentverb

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

Permissionnoun

The act of permitting or allowing; formal consent; authorization; leave; license or liberty granted.

‘High permission of all-ruling Heaven.’; ‘You have given me your permission for this address.’;

Consentnoun

Voluntary agreement or permission.

Permissionnoun

approval to do something;

‘he asked permission to leave’;

Consentnoun

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

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Permissionnoun

the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

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.’;

Permissionnoun

the action of officially allowing someone to do a particular thing; consent or authorization

‘they had entered the country without permission’; ‘he received permission to go to Brussels’;

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.’;

Permissionnoun

an official document giving authorization

‘permissions to reproduce copyright material’;

Consentverb

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

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

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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.’;

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.’;

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.’;

Consentnoun

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

Consentnoun

Sympathy. See Sympathy, 4.

Consentnoun

permission to do something;

‘he indicated his consent’;

Consentverb

give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to;

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

Consentnoun

permission for something to happen or agreement to do something

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

Consentverb

give permission for something to happen

‘he consented to a search by a detective’;

Consentverb

agree to do something

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

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.

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