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Synonyms for permissible
pərˈmɪs ə bəlper·mis·si·ble

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  1. permissibleadjective


  2. permissibleadjective



Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. permissible, allowableadjective

    that may be permitted especially as according to rule

    "permissible behavior in school"; "a permissible tax deduction"


    unmentionable, verboten, out(p), impermissible, forbidden, proscribed, taboo, inadmissible, untouchable, tabu, prohibited

  2. permissibleadjective

    that may be accepted or conceded

    "a kind of speculation that was permissible in cosmology but inadmissible in medicine"


    impermissible, forbidden, out(p), unmentionable, untouchable, tabu, taboo, verboten, proscribed, prohibited, inadmissible

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. permissibleadjective

    allowable, admissible, lawful, legal, legitimate, proper

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  1. Lewis Lapham:

    Under the rules of a society that cannot distinguish between profit and profiteering, between money defined as necessity and money defined as luxury, murder is occasionally obligatory and always permissible.

  2. Austin O'Malley:

    Those that think it permissible to tell white lies soon grow color blind.

  3. Chris Edelson:

    We’ve watched the crisis in Ukraine unfold over several months. There’s plenty of time for the president to coordinate with Congress, we live in a constitutional system where no one branch has complete power. It’s not constitutionally permissible for the president to have a monopoly over these decisions.

  4. Michael Levin:

    There are situations in which torture is not merely permissible but morally mandatory.

  5. Mick McHale:

    You attack a police officer, you harm, injure and kill a law enforcement officer, you should be held accountable to the highest level permissible by law.

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