common assent

common assent
index agreement (concurrence), concordance

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • assent — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ common (BrE), general, universal ▪ Medicine is, by common assent, a good profession. ▪ There was general assent about his achievements. ▪ royal ( …   Collocations dictionary

  • assent — I n. 1) to give ; nod one s assent to (she gave her assent to our plan) 2) by common assent II v. (formal) (D; intr.) to assent to (we assented to his proposal) * * * [ə sent] nod one s assent to (she gave her assent to our plan) by common assent …   Combinatory dictionary

  • assent — vb Assent, consent, accede, acquiesce, agree, subscribe and their corresponding nouns express in common the idea of concurrence with what someone else has stated or proposed. Assent implies primarily an act of the understanding and applies to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Assent — As*sent , n. [OE. assent, fr. assentir. See {Assent}, v.] The act of assenting; the act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to anything; concurrence with approval; consent; agreement; acquiescence. [1913 Webster] Faith is the assent to any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Common Informers Act 1951 — United Kingdom Parliament Long title An Act to abolish the common informer procedure. Statute book chapter 14 15 Geo. 6, c. 39 …   Wikipedia

  • Assent — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Assent >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 assent assent assentment Sgm: N 1 acquiescence acquiescence admission Sgm: N 1 nod nod Sgm: N 1 accord accord concord concordance Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • common — adj. 1 happening/found often VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly …   Collocations dictionary

  • assent — n. agreement to undergo medical treatment obtained from an adult or child who is legally incompetent to consent. The practice of involving such individuals in decisions regarding their health care wherever possible is becoming increasingly common …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Common sense — Sense Sense, n. [L. sensus, from sentire, sensum, to perceive, to feel, from the same root as E. send; cf. OHG. sin sense, mind, sinnan to go, to journey, G. sinnen to meditate, to think: cf. F. sens. For the change of meaning cf. {See}, v. t.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Royal assent — Assent As*sent , n. [OE. assent, fr. assentir. See {Assent}, v.] The act of assenting; the act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to anything; concurrence with approval; consent; agreement; acquiescence. [1913 Webster] Faith is the assent to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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