Synonyms of license


1. license, licence, permit, legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument

usage: a legal document giving official permission to do something

2. license, licence, liberty

usage: freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)

3. license, licence, liberty

usage: excessive freedom; lack of due restraint; "when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant; "the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke

4. license, permission, permit, authorization, authorisation, empowerment

usage: the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization


1. license, licence, certify, authorize, authorise, pass, clear

usage: authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"

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Definition and meaning of license (Dictionary)