permit definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • allowing the doing of (one thing); consent to: permit the sale of alcohol consumption.
    • To give consent or keep to (some one); authorize: permitted him to explain.
    • to pay for chance or chance for: weather that allows cruising.
    • To consent to; allowing or suffer become done; to tolerate; to put on with.
    • To give (one) express license or liberty to accomplish an act; to approve; to offer leave; -- followed by an infinitive.
    • to provide over; to resign; to go out of; to dedicate.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to cover opportunity; enable: if conditions permit.
    • To give authorization; allowing.
  • noun:
    • authorization, particularly in written form.
    • A document or certificate providing authorization to-do anything; a license or warrant: a building license.
    • A pompano for the types Trachinotus falcatus.
    • Warrant; license; keep; permission; especially, a written permit or authorization directed at people or persons having expert.
    • a sizable pompano (Trachinotus goodei) associated with West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes three legs very long.
    • The circular pompano. (Trachinotus falcatus).
    • keep; authorization; specially, written permission providing leave or giving authority doing one thing: as, a permit to view a house; a permit to see a fort; a customs or excise license.
    • A carangoid fish, Trachynotus rhodopus, closely associated with the pompano, occurring within the West Indies, in Florida, as well as on the Western coastline of Mexico.
    • a legal document offering official permission doing something
    • the work of offering an official (usually written) consent
    • large online game seafood; within oceans regarding the western Indies
  • verb:
    • To give formal consent for (anything).
    • to try and acquire or flourish in getting formal consent for (one thing).
    • be able through a particular activity or insufficient action for some thing to happen
    • consent to, give permission
    • let the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
  • others:
    • To suffer or allow to-be, arrived at pass, and take destination, by tacit consent or by not prohibiting or blocking; allow without expressly authorizing.
    • To grant keep or liberty to by present permission; allow expressly; offer leave, liberty, or permit to: because, a license that permits you to offer intoxicating liquors.
    • to provide over; leave; quit or resign; refer.
    • Synonyms and Consent to, Sanction, etc. See allow.— 2. To license, empower.
    • To grant keep, license, or permission; afford opportunity; be favorable; allow: as, it is done if circumstances permit.

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