HyperDic: permit

English > 6 senses of the word permit:
VERBcommunicationpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
socialpermit, let, allowmake it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen / happen
communicationpermit, allow, tolerateallow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
NOUNcommunicationpermit, license, licencea legal document giving official permission to do something
actpermit, license, permissionthe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
animalpermit, Trachinotus falcatuslarge game fish
permit > pronunciation
Soundspermih't; per'mih.t
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > permit: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA legal document giving official permission to do something.
Synonymslicense, licence
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerbuilding permitA document authorizing the holder to construct a building of a particular kind on a particular lot
driver's license, driver's licence, driving license, driving licenceA license authorizing the bearer to drive a motor vehicle
fishing license, fishing licence, fishing permitA license authorizing the bearer to fish during a specified period of time
hunting license, hunting licence, hunting permit, game licenseA license authorizing the bearer to kill a certain type of animal during a specified period of time
learner's permitA document authorizing the bearer to learn to drive an automobile
letter of marque, letters of marque, letter of mark and reprisalA license to a private citizen to seize property of another nation
liquor license, liquor licenceA license authorizing the holder to sell alcoholic beverages
marriage license, marriage licence, wedding license, wedding licenceA license authorizing two people to marry
occupation license, occupation licenceA license to pursue a particular occupation
pass, liberty chitA permit to enter or leave a military installation
Broaderlegal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
Spanishlicencia, permiso
Catalanllicència, permís
Verbspermitconsent to, give permission
permitallow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
English > permit: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization.
Synonymslicense, permission
NarrowerallowanceThe act of allowing
clearancepermission to proceed
conge, congeeformal permission to depart
dispensationAn exemption from some rule or obligation
tolerationofficial recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)
Broaderauthorization, authorisation, empowermentThe act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
Spanishlicencia, permiso
Catalanautorització, llicència, permís
Verbspermitconsent to, give permission
permitallow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
English > permit: 6 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaninglarge game fish; found in waters of the West Indies.
SynonymTrachinotus falcatus
BroaderpompanoAny of several deep-bodied food fishes of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
Catalantrachinotus falcatus
English > permit: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningconsent to, give permission.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey permit him to write the letter
Example"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"
Synonymsallow, let, countenance
Narroweradmit, let in, includeAllow participation in or the right to be part of
admit, allow in, let in, intromitAllow to enter
allow, permit, tolerateAllow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
authorize, authorise, pass, cleargrant authorization or clearance for
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put upput up with something or somebody unpleasant
furloughgrant a leave to
giveAllow to have or take
legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise, legitimize, legitimise, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatisemake legal
privilege, favor, favourbestow a privilege upon
trustAllow without fear
Broaderaccept, consent, go forGive an affirmative reply to
Oppositeforbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nixcommand against
Similar toallow, grantLet have
Spanishaprobar, consentir, dar permiso, dejar, permitir, sancionar
Catalanconsentir, deixar, permetre
Adjectivespermissiblethat may be permitted especially as according to rule
permissivegranting or inclined or able to grant permission
Nounspermission, permitthe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
permita legal document giving official permission to do something
English > permit: 6 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningmake it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen / happen.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE; Something ----s INFINITIVE
Examples
  • "This permits the water to rush in"
  • "This will permit the rain to run off"
Synonymslet, allow
NarrowerpassAllow to go without comment or censure
Oppositeprevent, keepStop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
Spanishdejar, permitir
Catalandeixar, permetre
English > permit: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningAllow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "Children are not permitted beyond this point"
Synonymsallow, tolerate
Broaderpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Spanishaguantar, consentir, permitir, soportar, tolerar
Catalanaguantar, consentir, suportar, tolerar
Adjectivespermissivegranting or inclined or able to grant permission
Nounspermitthe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
permita legal document giving official permission to do something

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