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permit

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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per=mit
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22 in 22 verses (in OT : 10 in 10 verses) (in NT : 12 in 12 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

permitv. t. [L. permittere, permissum, to let through, to allow, permit; per + mittere to let go, send. See Per-, and Mission.].
  •  To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with.  [1913 Webster]
    "What things God doth neither command nor forbid . . . he permitteth with approbation either to be done or left undone."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to authorize; to give leave; -- followed by an infinitive.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou art permitted to speak for thyself."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.  [1913 Webster]
    "Let us not aggravate our sorrows,
    But to the gods permit the event of things.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To allow; let; grant; admit; suffer; tolerate; endure; consent to.
permitv. i. 
     To grant permission; to allow.  [1913 Webster]
permitn. 
     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.  [1913 Webster]
permitn. [Cf. Sp. palamida a kind of scombroid fish.].
     A large pompano (Trachinotus goodei) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

permit, v. & n.
--v. (permitted, permitting)
1 tr. give permission or consent to; authorize (permit me to say).
2 a tr. allow; give an opportunity to (permit the traffic to flow again). b intr. give an opportunity (circumstances permitting).
3 intr. (foll. by of) admit; allow for.
--n.
1 a a document giving permission to act in a specified way (was granted a work permit). b a document etc. which allows entry into a specified zone.
2 formal permission.

Derivative
permittee n. permitter n.
Etymology
L permittere (as PER-, mittere miss- let go)

THESAURUS

permit

OK, accede to, accept, accord, accord to, accredit, admit, affirm, agree to, allow, allowance, amen, approve, approve of, assent, authenticate, authority, authorization, authorize, autograph, be willing, brook, building permit, certify, condescend, confirm, connive at, consent, consent to, consent to silently, cosign, countenance, countersign, deign, dispense, empower, enable, endorse, enfranchise, fishing license, franchise, give consent, give leave, give permission, give the go-ahead, give the imprimatur, give the word, give thumbs up, go along with, grant, have, have no objection, hold with, hunting license, imprimatur, initial, leave, let, license, make possible, nihil obstat, nod, nod assent, not refuse, notarize, okay, pass, pass on, pass upon, passport, ratify, release, rubber stamp, sanction, say amen to, say aye, say the word, say yes, seal, second, sign, sign and seal, subscribe to, suffer, sufferance, support, swear and affirm, swear to, take kindly to, tolerate, undersign, underwrite, validate, visa, vise, vote affirmatively, vote aye, vouchsafe, warrant, wink at, yield assent

ROGET THESAURUS

permit

Facility

VB be easy, go on smoothly, run smoothly, have full play, go on all fours, run on all fours, obey the helm, work well, flow with the stream, swim with the stream, drift with the stream, go with the stream, flow with the tide, drift with the tide, see one's way, have all one's own way, have the game in one's own hands, walk over the course, win at a canter, make light of, make nothing of, make no bones of, be at home in, make it look easy, do it with one's eyes closed, do it in one's sleep, render easy, facilitate, smooth, ease, popularize, lighten, lighten the labor, free, clear, disencumber, disembarrass, disentangle, disengage, deobstruct, unclog, extricate, unravel, untie the knot, cut the knot, disburden, unload, exonerate, emancipate, free from, deoppilate, humor, lubricate, relieve, leave a hole to creep out of, leave a loophole, leave the matter open, give the reins to, give full play, give full swing, make way for, open the door to, open the way, prepare the ground, smooth the ground, clear the ground, open the way, open the path, open the road, pave the way, bridge over, permit.

Commission

N commission, delegation, consignment, assignment, procuration, deputation, legation, mission, embassy, agency, agentship, power of attorney, clerkship, surrogacy, errand, charge, brevet, diploma, exequatur, permit, appointment, nomination, designation, return, charter, ordination, installation, inauguration, investiture, swearing-in, accession, coronation, enthronement, vicegerency, regency, regentship, viceroy, consignee, deputy, agent, delegate, consignee, commissioned, per procurationem.

Permission

N permission, leave, allowance, sufferance, tolerance, toleration, liberty, law, license, concession, grace, indulgence, favor, dispensation, exemption, release, connivance, vouchsafement, authorization, warranty, accordance, admission, permit, warrant, brevet, precept, sanction, authority, firman, hukm, pass, passport, furlough, license, carte blanche, ticket of leave, grant, charter, patent, letters patent, permitting, permissive, indulgent, permitted, patent, chartered, permissible, allowable, lawful, legitimate, legal, legalized, licit, unforbid, unforbidden, unconditional, by leave, with leave, on leave, speciali gratia, under favor of, pace, ad libitum, by all means, yes, avec permissin, brevet d'invention.

VB permit, give permission, give power, let, allow, admit, suffer, bear with, tolerate, recognize, concede, accord, vouchsafe, favor, humor, gratify, indulge, stretch a point, wink at, connive at, shut one's eyes to, grant, empower, charter, enfranchise, privilege, confer a privilege, license, authorize, warrant, sanction, intrust, give carte blanche, give the reins to, give scope to, leave alone, leave it to one, leave the door open, open the door to, open the flood gates, give a loose to, let off, absolve, release, exonerate, dispense with, ask permission, beg permission, request permission, ask leave, beg leave, request leave.

Consent

N consent, assent, acquiescence, approval, compliance, agreement, concession, yieldance, yieldingness, accession, acknowledgment, acceptance, agnition, settlement, ratification, confirmation, adjustment, permit, promise, consenting, squeezable, agreed, unconditional, OK, yes, by all means, no problem, if you please, as you please, be it so, so be it, well and good, of course, please do, don't hesitate, chi tace accousente.

Assent

VB assent, give assent, yield assent, nod assent, acquiesce, agree, receive, accept, accede, accord, concur, lend oneself to, consent, coincide, reciprocate, go with, be at one with, go along with, chime in with, strike in with, close in with, echo, enter into one's views, agree in opinion, vote, give one's voice for, recognize, subscribe to, conform to, defer to, say yes to, say ditto, amen to, say aye to, acknowledge, own, admit, allow, avow, confess, concede, come round to, abide by, permit, arrive at an understanding, come to an understanding, come to terms, come to an agreement, confirm, affirm, ratify, appprove, indorse, countersign, corroborate, go with the stream, swim with the stream, go with the flow, blow with the wind, be in fashion, join in the chorus, join the crowd, be one of the guys, be part of the group, go with the crowd, don't make waves, be in every mouth.


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