noun

1‘a change in the rules requires the consent of all members’

SYNONYMS

agreement, assent, concurrence, accord

permission, authorization, sanction, leave, clearance, acquiescence, acceptance, approval, seal of approval, stamp of approval, imprimatur, backing, endorsement, confirmation, support, favour, good wishes

informal go-ahead, thumbs up, green light, OK

formal approbation

ANTONYMS

dissent


verb

1‘all the patients consented to surgery’

SYNONYMS

agree to, assent to, allow, give permission for, sanction, accept, approve, acquiesce in, go along with, accede to, concede to, yield to, give in to, submit to, comply with, abide by, concur with, conform to

ANTONYMS

dissent, forbid