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 ?
At length her senses began slowly to come back to her, and then, rather than break faith with the Prince of Persia by consenting to such a marriage, she determined to feign madness.
The Sultan made no difficulty in consenting to this, and commanded that he should be ushered in to the princess's apartment.
Her gratitude to him and her interest in him alike forbade her to compromise his brilliant future by consenting to a marriage which would degrade him in the estimation of all his friends.
A consent must state it is given to registration of the disposition, rather than simply consenting to the disposition itself.
In terms of the Constitution [6] (section 28(2)) and the Children's Act [1] (section 7), anyone assisting an otherwise legally competent child by consenting to a surgical operation must consider the best interests of the child.
* a guardian (including an enduring guardian) who has the function of consenting to medical, dental and health care treatments; or
Construing the language of the revocation and content requirements, the underlying purposes of the adoption regime, Inman wrote, demonstrates the intent of the legislature that a biological parent consenting to adoption receive, as a matter of fact, an original or copy of the signed consent in order for it to be effectuated.
It is worth noting that having consented provides only a necessary condition for consenting to be moral transformative.
In most cases, the individual would in fact be powerless to resist these forces and would quietly submit by consenting to the search, absent meaningful choices from his or her subordinated position.
The prosecution's argument would not be that the accused went from believing that the complainant was consenting to not adverting to the issue at all; rather, the argument would be that the accused must have realised that there was at least a possibility that the complainant was not consenting.
It is reasonable to assume that a minor capable of consenting to abortion should be able to consent to routine phlebotomy, but most legal pundits would disagree.
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).
Additionally, the lack of evidence about what kind of consent form is best should be the basis for assessing the risk of the informed consent substudy, not the risks of the avian flu study that participants are consenting to. Given the lack of evidence, full informed consent for a study comparing consent documents of two different lengths is unnecessary.
For both approaches, we used univariate statistics to examine the rate of returned parental consent forms, the percentage of parents consenting to participate in the CBITS screening, and the percentage of parents actively refusing to allow their child to participate in the screening.
Karen also signed a form consenting to a search of the Duran residence, an old farmhouse on the property, and several outbuildings.