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consensus

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con=sen=sus

CIDE DICTIONARY

consensusn. [L. See Consent.].
     Agreement; accord; consent.  [1913 Webster]
    "That traditional consensus of society which we call public opinion."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

consensus, n. (often foll. by of)
1 a general agreement (of opinion, testimony, etc.). b an instance of this.
2 (attrib.) majority view, collective opinion (consensus politics).

Etymology
L, = agreement (as consent)

THESAURUS

consensus

acclamation, accord, accordance, agreement, agreement of all, chorus, common assent, common consent, concert, concord, concordance, concurrence, confluence of minds, consensus gentium, consensus of opinion, consensus omnium, consent, consentaneity, general acclamation, general agreement, general consent, general voice, harmony, like-mindedness, meeting of minds, mutual understanding, one accord, one voice, same mind, single voice, total agreement, unanimity, unanimousness, understanding, unison, universal agreement

ROGET THESAURUS

consensus

Assent

N assent, assentment, acquiescence, admission, nod, accord, concord, concordance, agreement, affirmance, affirmation, recognition, acknowledgment, avowal, confession of faith, unanimity, common consent, consensus, acclamation, chorus, vox populi, popular belief, current belief, current opinion, public opinion, concurrence, cooperation, ratification, confirmation, corroboration, approval, acceptance, visa, indorsement, consent, pressure to conform, herd instinct, peer pressure, assenting, of one accord, of one mind, of the same mind, at one with, agreed, acquiescent, content, willing, uncontradicted, unchallenged, unquestioned, uncontroverted, carried, agreed, nem, con, nemine contradicente unanimous, agreed on all hands, carried by acclamation, affirmative, yes, yea, ay, aye, true, good, well, very well, very true, well and good, granted, even so, just so, to be sure, 'thou hast said', you said it, you said a mouthful, truly, exactly, precisely, that's just it, indeed, certainly, you bet, certes, ex concesso, of course, unquestionably, assuredly, no doubt, doubtless, naturally, natch, be it so, so be it, so let it be, amen, willingly, affirmatively, in the affirmative, OK, all right, might as well, why not? with one consent, with one voice, with one accord, unanimously, una voce, by common consent, in chorus, to a man, nem, con, nemine contradicente, nemine dissentiente, without a dissentient voice, as one man, one and all, on all hands, avec plaisir, chi tace accousente, the public mind is the creation of the Master-Writ, you bet your sweet ass it is, what are we waiting for? whenever you're ready, anytime you're ready.


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