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Permit

  • 1 permit — per‧mit [ˈpɜːmɪt ǁ ˈpɜːr ] noun [countable] LAW an official document stating that someone is allowed to do something: • The government would issue permits for fishing. permit to do something • The company requested a permit to operate a hazardous …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Permit — may refer to:*Permit (fish) *Various legal licenses::*License:*Work permit:*Learner s permit:*Permit to travel:*Construction permit:*Home Return Permit:*One way Permit *Permit is the common name for the Trachinotus falcatus, a type of Pompano.… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 permit — per·mit / pər ˌmit, pər mit/ n: a written warrant or license granted by one having authority a building permit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. permit …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Permit — Per*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Permitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Permitting}.] [L. permittere, permissum, to let through, to allow, permit; per + mittere to let go, send. See {Per }, and {Mission}.] 1. To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 permit — permit1 [pər mit′; ] for n. [ pʉr′mit΄, pər mit′] vt. permitted, permitting [LME permitten < L permittere < per, through + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to allow; consent to; tolerate [smoking is not permitted here] 2. to give… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Permit — Per mit, n. 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] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 permit — [n] authorization admittance, allowance, charter, concession, consent, empowering, favor, franchise, go ahead*, grant, green light*, indulgence, leave, legalization, liberty, license, pass, passport, patent, permission, privilege, safe conduct,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 permit — ► VERB (permitted, permitting) 1) give permission to (someone) or for (something). 2) make possible. 3) (permit of) formal allow for; admit of. ► NOUN ▪ an official document giving permission to do something …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Permit — Per*mit , v. i. To grant permission; to allow. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Permit — Per*mit , n. [Cf. Sp. palamida a kind of scombroid fish.] (a) A large pompano ({Trachinotus goodei}) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long. (b) The round pompano. ({Trachinotus falcatus}). [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 permit — (v.) late 15c., from M.Fr. permetre, from L. permittere give up, allow, allow to pass through, from per through + mittere let go, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Related: Permitted; permitting. The noun is first recorded 1714 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 permit — vb *let, allow, suffer, leave Analogous words: *authorize, license, commission: sanction, endorse, *approve Antonyms: prohibit, forbid …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 permit — Any authorization required for specific types of preparation or postage payment. Specifically, an authorization to mail without postage affixed by using indicia or an imprint. Payment is made against an advance deposit account that is established …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 14 permit — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and with the stress on the second syllable as a verb. The verb has inflected forms permitted, permitting …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 permit — per|mit1 [ pər mıt ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to allow someone to do something, or something to happen: The use of mobile phones is not permitted inside the aircraft. permit someone to do something: We were not permitted to enter the area during… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 permit — I UK [pə(r)ˈmɪt] / US [pərˈmɪt] verb Word forms permit : present tense I/you/we/they permit he/she/it permits present participle permitting past tense permitted past participle permitted *** 1) [transitive] to allow someone to do something, or to …

    English dictionary

  • 17 permit — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ federal, government ▪ temporary ▪ special ▪ valid ▪ necessary …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 permit — per|mit1 W3 [pəˈmıt US pər ] v past tense and past participle permitted present participle permitting formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: permittere to let through, allow ] 1.) [T] to allow something to happen, especially by an official… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 permit — ♦♦♦ permits, permitting, permitted (The verb is pronounced [[t]pə(r)mɪ̱t[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]pɜ͟ː(r)mɪt[/t]].) 1) VERB If someone permits something, they allow it to happen. If they permit you to do something, they allow you to do it …

    English dictionary

  • 20 permit — 1 verb permitted, permitting (T) 1 formal to allow something to happen, especially by an official order or decision: Smoking is only permitted in the public lounge. | permit sb sth: You are not permitted access to confidential files. | permit sb… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English