What does permit mean?

Definitions for permit
ˈpɜr mɪtper·mit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. license, licence, permit(noun)

    a legal document giving official permission to do something

  2. license, permission, permit(noun)

    the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

  3. permit, Trachinotus falcatus(verb)

    large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies

  4. permit, allow, let, countenance(verb)

    consent to, give permission

    "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

  5. let, allow, permit(verb)

    make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

    "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"

  6. allow, permit, tolerate(verb)

    allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

    "We don't allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Permit(verb)

    to consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with

  2. Permit(verb)

    to grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to authorize; to give leave; -- followed by an infinitive

  3. Permit(verb)

    to give over; to resign; to leave; to commit

  4. Permit(verb)

    to grant permission; to allow

  5. Permit(noun)

    warrant; license; leave; permission; specifically, a written license or permission given to a person or persons having authority; as, a permit to land goods subject to duty

  6. Origin: [Cf. Sp. palamida a kind of scombroid fish.]

Freebase

  1. Permit

    The permit, Trachinotus falcatus, is a game fish of the western Atlantic ocean belonging to the Carangidae family. Adults feed on crabs, shrimp, and smaller fish. Two submarines of the United States Navy were named USS Permit in its honor, in keeping with the "denizens of the deep" theme of submarine names that prevailed before the 1971 naming of USS Los Angeles.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Permit

    per-mit′, v.t. to give leave to: to allow to be or to be done: to afford means: to give opportunity:—pr.p. permit′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. permit′ted.n. (per′mit) a written permission, esp. from a custom-house officer to remove goods.—n. Permissibil′ity.—adj. Permiss′ible, that may be permitted: allowable.—adv. Permiss′ibly.—n. Permis′sion, act of permitting: liberty granted: allowance.—adj. Permiss′ive, granting permission or liberty: allowing: granted: not hindered.—adv. Permiss′ively, by permission, without prohibition.—ns. Permit′tance, permission; Permittēē′, one to whom permission is granted; Permit′ter, one who permits.—Permissive Bill, a measure embodying the principles of local option for the regulation of the liquor traffic; Permissive laws, laws that permit certain things without enforcing anything. [L. permittĕre, -missum, to let pass through—per, through, mittĕre, to send.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. permit

    A license to sell goods that have paid the duties or excise.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'permit' in Verbs Frequency: #431

How to pronounce permit?

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How to say permit in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of permit in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of permit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of permit in a Sentence

  1. Trade Minister Rachmat Gobel:

    Export permit for Freeport, I signed yesterday.

  2. Michel Combes:

    We really need to permit some European champions to emerge.

  3. Eldad Tamir:

    In Israel, to get a work permit is harder than to make peace.

  4. Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

    There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Permit no man to be a king and permit also no man to be a slave!

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