license, licence, permit(noun)
a legal document giving official permission to do something
license, permission, permit(noun)
the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
permit, Trachinotus falcatus(verb)
large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
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"
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"
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"
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
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.
To allow of (in best recent usage, simply to allow) such an action; allow one in such a course; allow for spending-money.
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How to use permit in a sentence?
They permit both the prosecution and the defense to try the case before evidence is stale, as more time lapses, it becomes increasingly difficult for the accused to prepare a meaningful defense.
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources will be investigating the circumstances, including airline procedures, that led to the dog arriving in Australia, dogs imported to Australia must be accompanied by a valid import permit, and have undergone relevant testing and health checks signed off by a government veterinarian from the exporting country.
I have a carry permit, and basically I want to find out what I should do or should not do if I find myself at a scene before the police arrive.
When the Irishman is found outside of Ireland in another environment, he very often becomes a respected man. The economic and intellectual conditions that prevail in his own country do not permit the development of individuality. No one who has any self-respect stays in Ireland, but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an angered Jove.
Vision is simply defined as the state of being able to foresee, think and plan one's future with imaginations, wisdom, insights, foresight and proactive approaches or steps. Permit me to tell you this, whoever that has the ability to see, think or plan like that is a visionary person or leader. Anyway, are you a visionary person or not? -Emeasoba George
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- أذن, سمح, تصريحArabic
- povolení, povolitCzech
- tillade, tilladelseDanish
- erlauben, Erlaubnis, genehmigen, zulassen, GenehmigungGerman
- permiso, permitirSpanish
- lupa, salliaFinnish
- permission, permis, permettreFrench
- leomh, lamháil, lig, ceadaighIrish
- pèmètHaitian Creole
- 許可, 許すJapanese
- autorização, licença, aval, permitir, deixar, permissãoPortuguese
- разрешение, позволять, позволить, разрешить, дозволение, разрешатьRussian
- dovoliti, dovoljenje, dopustitiSlovene
- tillåta, tillståndSwedish
- kibali, vibaliSwahili
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