Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Manifesting agreement; accordant.
  • adj. Unanimous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. done or made by general consent, widely agreed/approved
  • adj. agreeable, suited

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consistent; agreeable; suitable; accordant to; harmonious; concurrent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Agreeing; accordant; agreeable; consistent; consenting; mutually acquiescent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. in complete agreement

Etymologies

From Latin cōnsentāneus, from cōnsentīre, to agree; see consent.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin consentaneus, itself from consentire 'to agree' (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The wonder is that there should ever be in a reforming party enough of consentaneous action to carry any reform.

    The Duke's Children

  • Empedocles, that which is consentaneous to the passages of the eye.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • 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.

    Travels in Morocco

  • 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 Works of James Arminius, Vol. 2

  • The sense and usage of Scripture are not adverse to this signification, but, on the contrary, are very consentaneous to it.

    The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 2

  • Wherefore, the phrases, "to be under the law," and "to fulfill the lusts of the flesh," are consentaneous and of the same import.

    The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 2

  • 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.

    A Guide for the Religious Instruction of Jewish Youth

  • Judaism did not remain always pure and consentaneous to its ends; and, although based on

    A Guide for the Religious Instruction of Jewish Youth

  • 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.

    A Guide for the Religious Instruction of Jewish Youth

  • 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.

    The Ghost of Chatham; A Vision Dedicated to the House of Peers

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