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1. license

noun. ['ˈlaɪsəns'] a legal document giving official permission to do something.

Synonyms

  • occupation licence
  • wedding license
  • letters of marque
  • liberty chit
  • marriage licence
  • wedding licence
  • driver's licence
  • pass
  • permit
  • driving licence
  • hunting licence
  • game license
  • building permit
  • instrument
  • marriage license
  • hunting license
  • hunting permit
  • occupation license
  • licence
  • fishing license
  • fishing licence
  • learner's permit
  • legal document
  • official document
  • driver's license
  • liquor license
  • letter of mark and reprisal
  • fishing permit
  • legal instrument
  • driving license
  • letter of marque

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disallow
  • recede

Etymology

  • licence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • licentia (Latin)

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Rhymes with License

  • licence

How to spell license? Is it lisence? Or licens? Common misspellings are:

  • lisence
  • licens

Sentences with license


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make a copy of your marriage license or court order if your name has legally changed.

Quotes about license


1. It's amazing how these little guys can say things that a mortal human could never get away with. There's some sort of unspoken license... when outlandish things come out of an inanimate object, somehow it equals humor.
- Jeff Dunham

2. So they finally gave you the license to kill, about time.
- Richelle Mead, Spirit Bound

3. To many people, free will is a license to rebel not against what is unjust or hard in life but against what is best for them and true.
- Dean Koontz, The Darkest Evening of the Year

2. on-license

noun. a license to sell liquor for consumption on the premises.

Synonyms

  • liquor licence

3. license

noun. ['ˈlaɪsəns'] freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech).

Synonyms

  • liberty
  • licence

Antonyms

  • appear
  • prevent
  • failing

Etymology

  • licence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • licentia (Latin)

4. license

verb. ['ˈlaɪsəns'] authorize officially.

Synonyms

  • charter
  • approve
  • clear
  • franchise
  • okay
  • recognise
  • authorise
  • accredit
  • recognize
  • O.K.
  • licence
  • authorize
  • sanction
  • certify

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • refuse
  • outlaw
  • criminalise

Etymology

  • licence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • licentia (Latin)

5. license

noun. ['ˈlaɪsəns'] the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization.

Synonyms

  • permission
  • authorization
  • empowerment
  • allowance
  • congee
  • dispensation
  • permit
  • clearance
  • conge
  • authorisation

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born

Etymology

  • licence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • licentia (Latin)

6. license

noun. ['ˈlaɪsəns'] excessive freedom; lack of due restraint.

Synonyms

  • licence

Antonyms

  • running
  • criminalize

Etymology

  • licence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • licentia (Latin)
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