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1. permission

noun. ['pɝˈmɪʃən'] approval to do something.

Synonyms

  • authority
  • pass
  • passport
  • all clear
  • laissez passer
  • leave
  • commendation
  • green light
  • consent
  • authorisation
  • dismissal
  • approval
  • sanction

Antonyms

  • sure
  • unsure
  • uncertainty
  • keep down

Etymology

  • permitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • permettre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Permission

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

How do you pronounce permission?

Pronounce permission as pərˈmɪʃən.

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How do you spell permission? Is it premission ?

A common misspelling of permission is premission

Sentences with permission


1. Noun, singular or mass
Click through the Applet permission screen that pops up.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Halloween gives children and adults alike permission to let loose and dress up.

Quotes about permission


1. Don't touch any of my weapons without my permission.""Well, there goes my plan for selling them all on eBay,"Clary muttered."Selling them on what?"Clary smiled blandly at him. "A mythical place of great magical power.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mahatma Gandhi

3. I suspect the most we can hope for, and it's no small hope, is that we never give up, that we never stop giving ourselves permission to try to love and receive love.
- Elizabeth Strout, Abide with Me

2. permission

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • authorized
  • unauthorized
  • certain
  • uncertain

Etymology

  • permitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • permettre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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