Meaning of permit
Pronunciation: (v.pur-mit'n.pûr'mit, pur-mit'), [key]
— v., n. -mit•ted, -mit•ting,
- to allow to do something: Permit me to explain.
- to allow to be done or occur: The law does not permit the sale of such drugs.
- to tolerate; agree to: a law permitting Roman Catholicism in England.
- to afford opportunity for, or admit of: vents to permit the escape of gases.
- to grant permission; allow liberty to do something.
- to afford opportunity or possibility: Write when time permits.
- to allow or admit (usually fol. by of&hasp;): statements that permit of no denial.
- an authoritative or official certificate of permission; license: a fishing permit.
- a written order granting special permission to do something.
Pronunciation: (pûr'mit), [key]
- a pompano, Trachinotus falcatus, of the waters off the West Indies.
- permit (Thesaurus)