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  • nounagreement; concession
  • verbagree

synonyms for consent

  • acquiescence
  • approval
  • assent
  • authorization
  • blessing
  • compliance
  • concurrence
  • go ahead
  • permission
  • permit
  • sanction
  • understanding
  • accord
  • allowance
  • leave
  • okay
  • sufferance
  • yes
  • blank check
  • carte blanche
  • green light
  • right on
  • say so
  • stamp of approval
See also synonyms for: consented / consenting / nonconsent
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antonyms for consent

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  • denial
  • disagreement
  • disapproval
  • dissent
  • prohibition
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • veto
  • difference
  • dissension
  • objection
  • opposition
  • protest
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How to use consent in a sentence

On Monday, the office filed both a lawsuit against the company over the allegations and the consent decree that resolves them.
TEMP WORKERS FIGHT BACK AGAINST ALLEGED SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SAY THEY FACE RETALIATION FOR DOING SOBY MELISSA SANCHEZAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
Oregon’s state election director, Steve Trout, said he has been harassed on the phone and social media by people wrongly accusing him of, among other things, changing voters’ party affiliations without consent.
FOR ELECTION ADMINISTRATORS, DEATH THREATS HAVE BECOME PART OF THE JOBBY JESSICA HUSEMANAUGUST 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
The Cybersecurity Law, which entered into force in June of 2017, required that companies obtain consent from people to collect their personal information.
INSIDE CHINA’S UNEXPECTED QUEST TO PROTECT DATA PRIVACYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Such projects seek consent from participants and promise to keep the data confidential.
MACHINES CAN SPOT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES—IF YOU HAND OVER YOUR PERSONAL DATABOBBIE JOHNSONAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Aliens won’t ask to be taken to our leader, they’ll ask for a cheek swab and a consent form.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
With consent, the built-in camera on users’ laptops records them while they watch ads, gauging their emotional response, what kind of marketing is most likely to engage them, and how likely they are to buy a given product.
CARS WILL SOON BE ABLE TO SENSE AND REACT TO YOUR EMOTIONSVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 29, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
San Diego’s smart streetlights program — pitched to the City Council as a means of public planning to capture data about air quality and traffic — is now officially and exclusively a tool for local police, with the consent of the mayor’s office.
SMART STREETLIGHTS ARE NOW EXCLUSIVELY A TOOL FOR POLICEJESSE MARXJULY 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The act also prohibits businesses from selling the personal info of consumers under age 16 without explicit consent.
YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS WORTH MONEY. ANDREW YANG WANTS TO GET YOU PAIDVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJUNE 28, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Three years ago, with the consent of elected officials, the Metropolitan Transit System officials cracked down on people not paying trolley fares and other violators.
THE POLICE REFORM PUSH COMES FOR MTSLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXJUNE 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
You might balk at the expense, but the alternative is to pass that expense, in the form of a life threatening illness, on to others – without their consent.
A PHILOSOPHER ANSWERS EVERYDAY MORAL DILEMMAS IN A TIME OF CORONAVIRUSLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 15, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO CONSENT

  • accepting
  • acknowledgment
  • acquiescence
  • acquiring
  • admission
  • agreement
  • approval
  • assent
  • compliance
  • consent
  • cooperation
  • gaining
  • getting
  • go ahead
  • green light
  • nod
  • obtaining
  • okay
  • permission
  • receipt
  • receiving
  • reception
  • recognition
  • securing
  • taking on
  • undertaking
  • yes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.