concent "harmony," 1580s, from L. concentus "a singing together, harmony," from concinere "to sing or sound together," from com- "with, together" (see COM- (Cf. com-)) + canere "to sing" (see CHANT (Cf. chant)). Often misspelled consent or confused with that word.

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  • Concent — Con*cent , n. [L. concentus, fr. concinere to sing together; con + canere to sing.] 1. Concert of voices; concord of sounds; harmony; as, a concent of notes. [Archaic.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] That undisturbed song of pure concent. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Concent — Concent, auf Etaminart gewebtes, wollenes od. seidenes, zu Gera, Erfurt, in Sachsen, Österreich u. Böhmen häufig gefertigtes Zeug, hat aber stärker gedrehte Fäden als Etamin; es gibt gedruckte, gestreifte etc. Concentpapier, starkes braunes od.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Concent [1] — Concent, wollener od. seidener Stoff nach Etaminart, aber stärker gewoben, auch gedruckt oder gestreift …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Concent [2] — Concent, Concentus, lat., Zusammenklang, Uebereinstimmung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • concent — index consensus Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • concent — [kən sent′] n. [L concentus < concinere, to sing together < com , with + canere, to sing: see CHANT] Archaic 1. musical harmony or concord 2. agreement; accord …   English World dictionary

  • concent — noun Etymology: Latin concentus, from concinere to sing together, from com + canere to sing more at chant Date: 1585 archaic harmony …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • concent — /keuhn sent /, n. Archaic. concord of sound, voices, etc.; harmony. [1575 85; < L concentus harmony, chorus, lit., singing or playing together, equiv. to concen , var. s. of concinere to sing together (con CON + cinere, comb. form of canere to… …   Universalium

  • concent — noun harmony …   Wiktionary

  • concent — con·cent …   English syllables

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