permit synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term permit:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. license, licence, permit(noun)

    a legal document giving official permission to do something

    Synonyms:
    license, licence, permission, permit

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

  2. license, permission, permit(noun)

    the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

    Synonyms:
    license, licence, permission, permit

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

  3. permit, Trachinotus falcatus(verb)

    large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies

    Synonyms:
    license, licence, permission, permit

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

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

    consent to, give permission

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

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

  5. let, allow, permit(verb)

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

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

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

  6. allow, permit, tolerate(verb)

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. permit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    allow, let, suffer, license, empower, authorize, warrant, give permission to, give leave to, give carte blanche to

  2. permit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    leave, license, permission, liberty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

licence, permits, permission, allow, licences, enable, authorize, license, permissions, authorisation, allowed, permitted, authorise, authorization, licensing, licenses, enabled, allowing, resulted, leave, permis, helped, let, authorizing, permitting, led



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