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.
3) The government has the burden of proving that an individual voluntarily consented to the search.
Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the district court's conclusion that George voluntarily consented to a search of his hotel room.
In upholding the district court's ruling that Thomas voluntarily consented to the search, the U.
The van driver consented to a search of the vehicle.
To elect to be taxed as an S corporation, a corporation must submit to the IRS a timely election that is consented to by afl shareholders as of the day the election is made.
Any Notes not tendered and purchased pursuant to the tender offers will remain outstanding and the holders thereof will be bound by the amendments contained in the supplemental indentures eliminating substantially all of the restrictive covenants in the indentures relating to the Notes even though they have not consented to the amendments.
Poncho not only consented to the search but also told the officers where they could find the marijuana.
Any Notes not tendered and purchased pursuant to the tender offer will remain outstanding and the holders thereof will be bound by the amendments contained in the supplemental indenture eliminating substantially all of the restrictive covenants in the indenture even though they have not consented to the amendments.
36% of the outstanding principal amount of the notes, had tendered their notes and consented to the proposed amendments to the related indenture.
The required majorities of all three series of notes now have consented to the Wessex sale.