Permit

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Permit Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
  • large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
  • a legal document giving official permission to do something
  • consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won''t let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
  • allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting; "We don''t allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"
  • make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen; "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won''t allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a legal document giving official permission to do something ,
  • the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization ,
  • large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies

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Permit Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A permit is a written document that has been given by a government source. Permits let a person do something that he could not do without the permit. Permits are commonly gotten for these reasons.



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'Permit' example sentence in quotations


* Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture...Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. - Norman Vincent Peale

* We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy

* Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans, born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage, and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today, at home and around the world - John Fitzgerald Kennedy


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Permit Sample Sentences in News


  • Potential rhino hunter waiting for permit
    It has been almost one year since Corey Knowlton bid $350,000 for a hunting permit issued by the government of Namibia to hunt an endangered black rhinoceros. He hasn't gone on the hunt and it's still not entirely clear if he will ever shoot the animal. Read more on this news related to 'Permit'
  • Safe Act stipulations require reading
    Pistol permit holders in New York State, as well as owners of long guns, need to read and heed the New York SAFE Act (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013) for details on recertification, rejection, expiration and other aspects of permit holding. Read more on this news related to 'Permit'
  • Pismo Beach City Council grants permit for trio of city goats
    Last week, the Pismo Beach City Council granted Pismo Beach resident Dana McGregor a permit to keep his stand-up paddleboarding goats, Goatee, Pismo and Grover. Click to Continue ยป Read more on this news related to 'Permit'

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