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"

Editors Contribution

  1. licence

    An official document giving permission for a specific purpose.

    We have driving licences and dog licenses.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say licence in sign language?

  1. licence

Numerology

  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. Peteris Pildegovics:

    There was no need for a Norwegian licence, we followed the procedure. Norwegian authorities were kept fully informed.

  2. Adbou Karim Sall:

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

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A Tradecrisy or Tradecracy, in a democracy, becomes apparent as a licence for the termite into justice and peace that results in, as the collapse of its concept and context veracity.

  4. Buckingham Palace:

    After careful consideration The Duke of Edinburgh has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving licence.

  5. Commerce Ministry:

    Even as government of India is conscious of the need to spur innovation and protect individual rights, it retains the sovereign right to utilize the flexibilities provided in the international (IP rights) regime, it may be noted that to date, there has been only one case of compulsory licence in India and that too after a well-thought out and laid down process, which was subsequently upheld right up to the highest Court of the land.

Images & Illustrations of licence

  1. licencelicencelicencelicencelicence

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