consent to (something)

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consent to (something)

To agree to something. Do you have your permission slip? We need proof that your parents have consented to your participation in the field trip. Good luck getting her to consent to such dramatic changes to the script.
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consent to something

to agree to permit something to happen. I will not consent to your marriage. There is no need for you to consent to anything.
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References in classic literature ?
The elder brother having thus managed me, his next business was to manage his mother, and he never left till he had brought her to acquiesce and be passive in the thing, even without acquainting the father, other than by post letters; so that she consented to our marrying privately, and leaving her to mange the father afterwards.
Nightingale immediately consented to the proposal; and now, having acquainted Jones with his father's lodging, and the coffee-house where he would most probably find him, he hesitated a moment, and then said, "My dear Tom, you are going to undertake an impossibility.
Some years ago he loved a young Russian lady of moderate fortune, and having amassed a considerable sum in prize-money, the father of the girl consented to the match.
The doorkeeper knew the Indian by sight, and was of course aware that nearly three months before he had been thrown into prison by the Sultan; and seeing him at liberty, the man took for granted that he was speaking the truth, and made no difficulty about leading him before the Princess of Bengal; while on her side, hearing that he had come from the prince, the lady gladly consented to do what he wished.
Only can he be blamed for the election of Julius the Second, in whom he made a bad choice, because, as is said, not being able to elect a Pope to his own mind, he could have hindered any other from being elected Pope; and he ought never to have consented to the election of any cardinal whom he had injured or who had cause to fear him if they became pontiffs.
"Having evaluated this case with that close scrutiny, we are confident that the jury's verdicts would have been the same had the judge correctly instructed the jury on how to proceed if they found that the victim initially consented to sexual penetration and then withdrew her consent during intercourse."
The idea that members of opposing militaries may kill each other and break other people's things because the two sides have consented to combat in accord with certain rules parallels the way in which boxers may hit each other because they have consented to combat within certain rules.
Holders that tender their notes in the tender offer will be deemed to have consented to the proposed amendments to the indenture governing the notes, the company said.
Cooper maintained that she never consented to the surgery, and that she, in fact, refused to consent!
In Randolph, as in other third-party consent cases, the woman rather than the man consented to the search.
Documenting the participation of the client in the development of the plan of care will demonstrate that the patient was informed regarding the plan and has consented to it.
Though the client has agreed generally to a massage, they have not consented to this particular treatment and its side effects and risks.
You may be deemed to have consented to electronic transactions.
Each holder of Notes, who validly consented to the proposed amendments on or prior to the Consent Expiration Date, and did not validly withdraw such consent, will be entitled to 105.75% of the principal amount of such Notes (the "Total Consideration").
It is generally assumed, however, that the patient, in consenting to the operation, has consented to everything necessary in theatre to permit the operation to be undertaken safely (Richardson-Tench 2006).