from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Manifesting agreement; accordant.
- adjective Unanimous.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Agreeing; accordant; agreeable; consistent; consenting; mutually acquiescent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Consistent; agreeable; suitable; accordant to; harmonious; concurrent.
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- adjective done or made by general
consent, widely agreed/ approved
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- adjective in complete agreement
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Empedocles, that which is consentaneous to the passages of the eye.
The wonder is that there should ever be in a reforming party enough of consentaneous action to carry any reform.
The consentaneous progress of Morocco in the universal movement of the age, is argued by the merchants from an increased use of chairs, and knives and forks.
When, for certain reasons, she declares divine doctrines with her own words, not to compel any one to receive or to approve them, except on this condition, so far as they are. consentaneous with the meaning comprehended in the divine words.
The sense and usage of Scripture are not adverse to this signification, but, on the contrary, are very consentaneous to it.
Wherefore, the phrases, "to be under the law," and "to fulfill the lusts of the flesh," are consentaneous and of the same import.
Judaism did not remain always pure and consentaneous to its ends; and, although based on
But independently of the existing evidence, the possibility of such an act can be easily conceived by the human understanding, when we consider that everything is feasible to the omnipotence of the Creator; and nothing is more consentaneous to His infinite goodness and wisdom, than the blessed purpose of granting to human frailty an assistance calculated to lead the noblest of creatures to the attainment of the exalted end for which he was created.
The following lines were written under the powerful impulse of feelings which appear to have been almost consentaneous with those of the whole British people.
Whereas, on the other hand, emanating as they do from the infinite wisdom and mercy of God, formulated in the shape of positive precepts, and corroborated by the portentous manner of their promulgation, those principles acquire an undisputed authority, remove every doubt, illumine the mind with unexpected sublime truths, satisfy the heart which finds them consentaneous with its own feelings, and are thus more apt to accomplish the objects towards which they are directed.