What are some opposite words for permit?

Antonyms for permit
ˈpɜr mɪt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term permit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. license, licence, permit(noun)

    a legal document giving official permission to do something

    Antonyms:
    interdict, prohibit, proscribe, disallow, nix, veto, forbid

    Synonyms:
    license, licence, permission

  2. license, permission, permit(noun)

    the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

    Antonyms:
    nix, disallow, interdict, proscribe, prohibit, veto, forbid

    Synonyms:
    license, licence, permission

  3. permit, Trachinotus falcatus(verb)

    large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies

    Antonyms:
    proscribe, prohibit, nix, forbid, interdict, veto, disallow

    Synonyms:
    license, licence, permission

  4. permit, allow, let, countenance(verb)

    consent to, give permission

    "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

    Antonyms:
    proscribe, nix, veto, interdict, disallow, prohibit, forbid

    Synonyms:
    rent, admit, have, grant, set aside, appropriate, let, give up, reserve, tolerate, countenance, provide, get, leave, allow, take into account, lease, allow for, earmark

  5. let, allow, permit(verb)

    make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

    "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"

    Antonyms:
    interdict, veto, proscribe, forbid, prohibit, nix, disallow

    Synonyms:
    rent, admit, have, grant, set aside, appropriate, let, tolerate, give up, reserve, get, countenance, provide, leave, allow, take into account, lease, allow for, earmark

  6. allow, permit, tolerate(verb)

    allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

    "We don't allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"

    Antonyms:
    veto, disallow, interdict, proscribe, prohibit, nix, forbid

    Synonyms:
    admit, put up, grant, set aside, stand, appropriate, abide, support, let, digest, suffer, brook, bear, give up, stick out, reserve, tolerate, countenance, provide, endure, leave, allow, stomach, take into account, allow for, earmark

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. permit

    We allow that which we do not attempt to hinder; we permit that to which we give some express authorization. When this is given verbally it is called permission; when in writing it is commonly called a permit. There are establishments that any one will be allowed to visit without challenge or hindrance; there are others that no one is allowed to visit without a permit from the manager; there are others to which visitors are admitted at specified times, without a formal permit. We allow a child's innocent intrusion; we concede a right; grant a request; consent to a sale of property; permit an inspection of accounts; sanction a marriage; tolerate the rudeness of a well-meaning servant; submit to a surgical operation; yield to a demand or necessity against our wish or will, or yield something under compulsion; as, the sheriff yielded the keys at the muzzle of a revolver, and allowed the mob to enter. Suffer, in the sense of mild concession, is now becoming rare, its place being taken by allow, permit, or tolerate. Compare PERMISSION.

    See also synonyms for PROHIBIT.

    Antonyms:
    deny, disallow, disapprove, forbid, protest, refuse, reject, resist, withstand

    Synonyms:
    admit, allow, concede, consent to, grant, let, sanction, suffer, tolerate, yield

    Preposition:
    To allow of (in best recent usage, simply to allow) such an action; allow one in such a course; allow for spending-money.

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. permit(n)

    Synonyms:
    warrant, license, leave, permission

  2. permit(v)

    Antonyms:
    refuse, disallow, prohibit, resist

    Synonyms:
    allow, consent to, suffer, tolerate, let, authorize, indulge, license, empower

How to use permit in a sentence?

  1. Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko:

    Those who try to give us advice on matters of human rights do nothing but provoke an ironic smile among us. We will not permit anyone to interfere in our affairs.

  2. Lise Olsen:

    It's beneath us as a people to permit such a system to exist. ruben Cantu is dead.

  3. Joey Gibson:

    San Francisco is not gonna be a huge problem (with hate groups) because we have a permit so we can control who can come in.

  4. United States:

    To date, there is no plan to build sections of the wall. However, Congress has provided options under Title 10 United States Code that could permit the Department of Defense to fund border barrier projects, such as in support of counter drug operations or national emergencies.

  5. Frank Herbert:

    I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.

How to pronounce permit?

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How to say permit in sign language?

  1. permit

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2955permit
#7148protest
#7367refuse
#7851deny
#8574reject
#9957resist
#13003prohibit
#19121withstand
#19868veto
#21483nix
#23833forbid
#31947disapprove
#32325disallow
#108408interdict
#139126proscribe

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