Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.
  • noun 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.
  • noun A carangoid fish, Trachynotus rhodopus, closely related to the pompano, occurring in the West Indies, in Florida, and on the Western coast of Mexico.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Local, U. S., Local, U. S. A large pompano (Trachinotus goodei) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long.
  • noun Local, U. S. The round pompano. (Trachinotus falcatus).
  • transitive verb To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with.
  • transitive verb To grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to authorize; to give leave; -- followed by an infinitive.
  • transitive verb To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.
  • noun Warrant; license; leave; permission; specifically, a written license or permission given to a person or persons having authority.
  • intransitive verb To grant permission; to allow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pompano of the species Trachinotus falcatus.
  • verb transitive To grant formal authorization for (something).
  • verb transitive To attempt to obtain or succeed in obtaining formal authorization for (something).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
  • noun the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
  • verb consent to, give permission
  • noun large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
  • verb allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

An irregular borrowing from Spanish palometa, probably from a Doric variant of Ancient Greek πηλαμύς (pilamus, "young tuna").

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin permittō ("give up, allow"), from per ("through") + mittō ("send").

Examples

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Dumb Mistake

  • 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.

    Dumb Mistake

  • 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.

    I have just completed my concealed carry handgun course in NC.

  • 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.

    Dumb Mistake

  • 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.

    I have just completed my concealed carry handgun course in NC.

  • Any time limit on such a permit is an infringment.

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  • Guns are purchased from the Mexican Military, once the permit is acquired.

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  • 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.

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  • "7. A carangoid fish, Trachynotus rhodopus, closely related to the pompano, occurring in the West Indies, in Florida, and on the Western coast of Mexico."

    --Century Dictionary

    January 5, 2011