Consensus – General agreement; a generally accepted opinion or decision
To remember the definition of the word consensus, use the following mnemonic:
The con sent us (consensus) away which we all agreed to do but in reality, they were robbing the bank.
Examples of consensus in a sentence
The committee managed to reach a consensus on the issue of whether council tax should be increased in line with inflation.
The consensus was that this year's festive celebration should take the form of a dinner and dance.
They could not reach a consensus regarding pay and conditions so the employees and the union agreed to go to arbitration.