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1. permit

verb. ['pɝˈmɪt, ˈpɝːˌmɪt'] consent to, give permission.

Synonyms

  • stick out
  • support
  • clear
  • give
  • consent
  • intromit
  • privilege
  • digest
  • trust
  • pass
  • allow in
  • let in
  • legitimate
  • legalize
  • legitimise
  • authorise
  • put up
  • authorize
  • legitimatise
  • favor
  • include
  • bear
  • stand
  • go for
  • countenance
  • furlough
  • grant
  • decriminalise
  • let
  • suffer
  • legitimatize
  • tolerate
  • brook
  • accept
  • admit
  • legalise
  • legitimize
  • decriminalize
  • favour
  • allow
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • criminalize
  • refuse
  • outlaw
  • criminalise
  • disallow
  • reject

Etymology

  • permitto (Latin)

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Rhymes with Permit

  • goldschmidt
  • hammerschmidt
  • kleinschmidt
  • kuhlenschmidt
  • messerschmidt
  • messerschmitt
  • waffenschmidt
  • waldschmidt
  • wolfenschmidt

How do you pronounce permit?

Pronounce permit as ˈpərˌmɪt.

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How do you spell permit? Is it permitt ?

A common misspelling of permit is permitt

Sentences with permit


1. Verb, base form
Allow plenty of quiet time and don't permit anything to stress your kitten and hamper his recovery.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Obtain a free permit at any visitor center to take advantage of the backpacking opportunities.

Quotes about permit


1. I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
- Frank Herbert, Dune

2. There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human

3. Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.
- Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

2. permit

verb. ['pɝˈmɪt, ˈpɝːˌmɪt'] make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen.

Synonyms

  • allow
  • let

Antonyms

  • decertify
  • opacity
  • opaque

Etymology

  • permitto (Latin)

3. permit

noun. ['pɝˈmɪt, ˈpɝːˌmɪt'] 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
  • 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
  • license
  • fishing permit
  • legal instrument
  • driving license
  • letter of marque

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness

Etymology

  • permitto (Latin)

4. permit

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • permitto (Latin)

5. permit

verb. ['pɝˈmɪt, ˈpɝːˌmɪt'] allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting.

Synonyms

  • tolerate
  • countenance
  • allow

Antonyms

  • ambiguous
  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • permitto (Latin)

6. permit

noun. ['pɝˈmɪt, ˈpɝːˌmɪt'] large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies.

Synonyms

  • Trachinotus falcatus

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • take

Etymology

  • permitto (Latin)
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