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Synonyms for permission
pərˈmɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. permission(noun)

    approval to do something

    "he asked permission to leave"

    Synonyms:
    license, permit

  2. license, permission, permit(noun)

    the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

    Synonyms:
    license, licence, permit

Wiktionary

  1. permission(noun)

    Antonyms:
    prohibition

  2. permission(noun)

    Sire, do I have your permission to execute this traitor?

    Antonyms:
    prohibition

  3. permission(noun)

    Antonyms:
    prohibition

  4. permission(noun)

    I used the chmod command to change the file's permission.

    Antonyms:
    prohibition

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. permission

    Authority unites the right and power of control; age, wisdom, and character give authority to their possessor; a book of learned research has authority, and is even called an authority. Permission justifies another in acting without interference or censure, and usually implies some degree of approval. Authority gives a certain right of control over all that may be affected by the action. There may be a failure to object, which constitutes an implied permission, tho this is more properly expressed by allowance; we allow what we do not oppose, permit what we expressly authorize. The noun permit implies a formal written permission. License is a formal permission granted by competent authority to an individual to do some act or pursue some business which would be or is made to be unlawful without such permission; as, a license to preach, to solemnize marriages, or to sell intoxicating liquors. A license is permission granted rather than authority conferred; the sheriff has authority (not permission nor license) to make an arrest. Consent is permission by the concurrence of wills in two or more persons, a mutual approval or acceptance of something proposed. Compare ALLOW.

    Synonyms:
    allowance, authority, authorization, consent, leave, liberty, license, permit

    Antonyms:
    denial, hindrance, objection, opposition, prevention, prohibition, refusal, resistance

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. permission

    Synonyms:
    leave, license, dispensation, allowance, liberty, consent, sufferance, compliance, endurance

    Antonyms:
    prohibition, refusal, denial, prevention, hinderance, resistance

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. permission(n.)

    Synonyms:
    leave, license, liberty, allowance, consent, permit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. permission(n)

    Synonyms:
    consent, allowance, license, leave, permit, authorization, warrant

    Antonyms:
    refusal, denial, embargo, injunction, veto, prohibition, resistance

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How to use permission in a sentence?

  1. David Miller:

    The law does not forbid pictures of the sunset, it was intended to prevent trespassers from collecting any information, a water sample, a soil sample, a rock sample on private land without landowner’s permission.

  2. Al Bochi:

    When your body feels it has full permission to eat it whenever it wants, you'll start to crave other types of foods, including more healthy foods. For many people this is like a light bulb moment.

  3. President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday:

    We will buy, sell and develop any weapons we need and we will not ask for permission or abide by any resolution for that, we can negotiate with other countries only when we are powerful. If a country does not have power and independence, it cannot seek real peace.

  4. Joakim Lewin:

    We are now done negotiating with the U.S. about Patriot and will now ask the government's permission to sign the contract.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    There was no permission to be asked.

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