Definitions for Licenseˈlaɪ səns
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
li•censeˈlaɪ səns(n.; v.)-censed, -cens•ing.
(n.)formal permission from a governmental or other constituted authority to do something, as to carry on some business or profession.
a certificate, tag, plate, etc., giving proof of such permission; official permit:
a driver's license.
permission to do or not to do something.
intentional deviation from rule, convention, or fact, as for the sake of literary or artistic effect:
exceptional freedom allowed in a special situation.
excessive or undue freedom or liberty.
the legal right to use a patent owned by another.
(v.t.)to issue or grant a license to.
to give permission to; authorize.
Origin of license:
1325–75; ME licence < MF < ML licentia authorization, L: freedom =licent-, s. of licēns, prp. of licēre to be allowed +-ia -ia
li′cens•erˈlaɪ sən sər, ˌlaɪ sənˈsɔr(n.)
license, licence, permit(noun)
a legal document giving official permission to do something
freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
"when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant; "the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
license, permission, permit(verb)
the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
license, licence, certify(verb)
"I am licensed to practice law in this state"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to give official permission for an activity or use
He was not licensed to operate the machinery.
A legal document giving official permission to do something; a permit.
The legal terms under which a person is allowed to use a product, especially software.
Even if you bought this product, it does NOT belong to you. You have a license to use it under the terms of this agreement, until you breach this agreement.
Freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech).
Excessive freedom; lack of due restraint.
An academic degree, the holder of which is called a licentiate, ranking slightly below doctorate, awarded by certain European and Latin-American universities.
The act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization.
It was decided to license Wikipedia under the GFDL.
I am licensed to practice law in this state.
Origin: From licence, from licentia, from licens, present participle of licere; compare linquere, λείπω.
authority or liberty given to do or forbear any act; especially, a formal permission from the proper authorities to perform certain acts or to carry on a certain business, which without such permission would be illegal; a grant of permission; as, a license to preach, to practice medicine, to sell gunpowder or intoxicating liquors
the document granting such permission
excess of liberty; freedom abused, or used in contempt of law or decorum; disregard of law or propriety
that deviation from strict fact, form, or rule, in which an artist or writer indulges, assuming that it will be permitted for the sake of the advantage or effect gained; as, poetic license; grammatical license, etc
to permit or authorize by license; to give license to; as, to license a man to preach
Translations for License
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to give a licence to or permit
He is licensed to sell alcohol.
- يُرَخِّص، يَمْنَح إجازَهArabic
- ter licençaPortuguese (BR)
- amtlich genehmigenGerman
- give tilladelseDanish
- εξουσιοδοτώ, χορηγώ άδειαGreek
- autorizar, dar permisoSpanish
- مجوز دادنFarsi
- myöntää lupaFinnish
- לְהַרשוֹת, לַתֵת רִישׁיוֹןHebrew
- लाइसेंस देनाHindi
- dati dozvoluCroatian
- memberi izinIndonesian
- hafa heimild/leyfiIcelandic
- duoti licenciją, leistiLithuanian
- dot licenci/patentu/atļaujuLatvian
- memberi lesenMalay
- een vergunning verlenenDutch
- ha/gi tillatelse tilNorwegian
- مجوز دادنPersian
- د جوازليك وكولPashto
- ter licençaPortuguese
- a autorizaRomanian
- выдавать лицензиюRussian
- bevilja (ge) ngn licens (tillstånd, spriträttigheter), licensieraSwedish
- ruhsat vermekTurkish
- 准許Chinese (Trad.)
- давати дозвіл; давати ліцензіюUkrainian
- سند جاری کرناUrdu
- cấp phépVietnamese
- 准许Chinese (Simp.)
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