Textual thesaurus for "permit"

(noun) permission, license

the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

(noun) Trachinotus falcatus

large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies

(noun) licence, license

a legal document giving official permission to do something

(verb) let, countenance, allow

consent to, 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

(verb) allow, tolerate

allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

We don't allow dogs here; Children are not permitted beyond this point; We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital

(verb) let, allow

make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

This permits the water to rush in; This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement; This will permit the rain to run off