Definitions of permit

  1. To give consent to; allow; give permission.
  2. To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with.
  3. To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.
  4. To allow; to consent to; tolerate.
  5. To give leave to: to allow: to afford means:- pr. p. permitting; pa. t. and pa. p. permitted.
  6. To give leave to; allow.
  7. To grant permission; to allow.
  8. To give consent; to allow.
  9. 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"
  10. Authority or liberty given to do or forbear any act; especially, a formal permission from the proper authorities to perform certain acts or to carry on a certain business, which without such permission would be illegal; a grant of permission; as, a license to preach, to practice medicine, to sell gunpowder or intoxicating liquors.
  11. To give leave or liberty to by express consent; to allow; to afford ability or means; to leave.
  12. Permitting.
  13. a legal document giving official permission to do something
  14. large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
  15. A large pompano ( Trachinotus goodei) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long.
  16. The round pompano. ( T. falcatus).
  17. Warrant; license; leave; permission; specifically, a written license or permission given to a person or persons having authority; as, a permit to land goods subject to duty.
  18. A written leave to do something.
  19. Permission, esp. from a custom- house officer to remove goods.
  20. A written permission.
  21. Permission or warrant.
  22. A warrant; a written license to export or land goods.
  23. A written licence or permission by the custom- house authorities, showing that the duties on certain goods that are removed have been paid; leave.
  24. Permitted.