What does Permission mean?

Definitions for Permission
pərˈmɪʃ ənPer·mis·sion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Permission.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. permission(noun)

    approval to do something

    "he asked permission to leave"

  2. license, permission, permit(noun)

    the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

Wiktionary

  1. permission(Noun)

    authorisation; consent (especially formal consent from someone in authority)

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

    Etymology: From permitten, from permettre, from permittere.

  2. permission(Noun)

    The act of permitting

    Etymology: From permitten, from permettre, from permittere.

  3. permission(Noun)

    flags or access control lists pertaining to a file that dictate who can access it, and how.

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

    Etymology: From permitten, from permettre, from permittere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Permission(noun)

    the act of permitting or allowing; formal consent; authorization; leave; license or liberty granted

Freebase

  1. Permission

    Permission, in philosophy, is the attribute of a person whose performance of a specific action, otherwise ethically wrong or dubious, would thereby involve no ethical fault. The term "permission" is more commonly used to refer to consent. Consent is the legal embodiment of the concept, in which approval is given to another party. Permissions depend on norms or institutions. Many permissions and obligations are complementary to each other, and deontic logic is a tool sometimes used in reasoning about such relationships.

Editors Contribution

  1. permission

    Authorization to do.

    They gave their permission to bring their wedding day forward as they wanted to get married and then try for a baby as soon as possible.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Permission' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3165

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Permission' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2746

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Permission' in Nouns Frequency: #1281

How to pronounce Permission?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Indian

How to say Permission in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Permission in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Permission in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Permission in a Sentence

  1. Erik Friis:

    An eruv was erected on our utility poles clandestinely in the middle of the night and without the towns’ permission in order to extend the size of their existing religious enclosure.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I worry that if we give Republicans Democratic permission to do that.

  3. Martha McKittrick:

    People who treat themselves are giving themselves permission to eat something they enjoy. ... It's not' off' the plan or' bad,'.

  4. Ismail Mousa:

    Michelle Mousa said. Family members have been working with the U.S. Embassy and the office of Delaware U.S. Sen. Chris Coons to try to get permission for the father and daughter to fly home. Initially, authorities said only Anisa could leave because she is not a Palestinian ID holder and is allowed to fly out of the airport in Israel. I told them, I can not let her go alone. Shes 12 years old.

  5. Vint Cerf:

    The uploading and tagging of photos and videos without permission may become socially unacceptable. As in many other matters, the social punishment may have to be accompanied by legislation -- think about seat belts and smoking by way of example.

Images & Illustrations of Permission

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