American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To allow the doing of (something); consent to: permit the sale of alcoholic beverages.
- v. To grant consent or leave to (someone); authorize: permitted him to explain.
- v. To afford opportunity or possibility for: weather that permits sailing.
- v. To afford opportunity; allow: if circumstances permit.
- n. Permission, especially in written form.
- n. A document or certificate giving permission to do something; a license or warrant: a building permit.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To suffer or allow to be, come to pass, or take place, by tacit consent or by not prohibiting or hindering; allow without expressly authorizing.
- To grant leave or liberty to by express consent; allow expressly; give leave, liberty, or license to: as, a license that permits a person to sell intoxicating liquors.
- To give over; leave; give up or resign; refer.
- Synonyms and Consent to, Sanction, etc. See allow.— 2. To license, empower.
- To grant leave, license, or permission; afford opportunity; be favorable; allow: as, it will be done if circumstances permit.
- n. Leave; permission; especially, written permission giving leave or granting authority to do something: as, a permit to view a house; a permit to visit a fort; a customs or excise permit.
- n. A carangoid fish, Trachynotus rhodopus, closely related to the pompano, occurring in the West Indies, in Florida, and on the Western coast of Mexico.
- v. transitive To grant formal authorization for (something).
- v. transitive To attempt to obtain or succeed in obtaining formal authorization for (something).
- n. A pompano of the species Trachinotus falcatus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with.
- v. To grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to authorize; to give leave; -- followed by an infinitive.
- v. To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.
- v. To grant permission; to allow.
- n. Warrant; license; leave; permission; specifically, a written license or permission given to a person or persons having authority.
- n. Local, U. S., Local, U. S. A large pompano (Trachinotus goodei) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long.
- n. Local, U. S. The round pompano. (Trachinotus falcatus).
- v. make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
- n. a legal document giving official permission to do something
- n. the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
- v. consent to, give permission
- n. large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
- v. allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
- An irregular borrowing from Spanish palometa, probably from a Doric variant of Ancient Greek πηλαμύς (pilamus, "young tuna"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English permitten, from Latin permittere : per-, through; see per- + mittere, to let go. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“By the time we get to the border, the permit is already in the window and they have never requested our auto permit documents when obtaining a FMT.”
“In Georgia (at the time I got my original one), the only thing you needed for a permit is a clean record and the Judge to have a good day.”
“Any time limit on such a permit is an infringment.”
“Guns are purchased from the Mexican Military, once the permit is acquired.”
“The cost of renewing a state pistol permit is $70.00 payable to the Department of Public Safety in the form of a check or money order.”
“It feels analogous to requiring every community organizer that wants to publish a newsletter to get a permit from the Sheriff first.”
“MY problem is that here in the rapidly developing people's republic of North Carolina, one has to obtain a pistol purchasing permit from the county sheriff in order to purchase one.”
“The Viridor plant requires a permit from the Environment Agency to go ahead with building in Splott - but this consulation period has already been extended by the agency to gain more representations.”
“Under the OP's plan of action, they will probably be OK (leaving the country by land so no one will be asking for the FM-T to which the vehicle permit is tied).”
“The permit is valid as long as the permit is valid .. or as long as the importer maintains their legal status (via obtaining an FM3/2).”
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