Definition of Permit

  • (v. t.) To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with.
  • (v. t.) To grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to authorize; to give leave; -- followed by an infinitive.
  • (v. t.) To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.
  • (v. i.) To grant permission; to allow.
  • (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.

Homophones of Permit

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