What does licence mean?

Definitions for licence
ˈlaɪ sənsli·cence

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. license, licence(noun)

    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

  2. license, licence(noun)

    freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)

  3. license, licence, permit(verb)

    a legal document giving official permission to do something

  4. license, licence, certify(verb)

    authorize officially

    "I am licensed to practice law in this state"

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'licence' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2953

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'licence' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2211

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'licence' in Nouns Frequency: #1044

How to pronounce licence?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say licence in sign language?

  1. licence


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of licence in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of licence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of licence in a Sentence

  1. Lord Thomson of Fleet:

    Like having your own licence to print money.

  2. An Egyptian man:

    They were transported in a white minibus with police licence plates.

  3. Adbou Karim Sall:

    Senegal has decided on Monday November 16 to launch the bid for the 4G licence.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    The marriage certificate is a licence that is obtained before the driving test.

  5. Nicolas Faller:

    With the licence, we will sell (our products) in Hong Kong and the rest of Asia as well, even in Japan.

Images & Illustrations of licence

  1. licencelicencelicencelicencelicence

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