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Definition of Permit

Permit

  1. A large pompano (Trachinotus goodei) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long.
  2. The round pompano. (T. falcatus).
  3. To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with.
  4. To grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to authorize; to give leave; -- followed by an infinitive.
  5. To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.
  6. To grant permission; to allow.
  7. 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.

Permit Quotations

God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.
Peter Marshall

We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty.
Charles de Montesquieu

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
Francis of Assisi

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
Pablo Picasso

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
John F. Kennedy
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Permit Translations

permit in Danish is tillade
permit in Dutch is gedogen, toestaan, toelaten
permit in Finnish is sallia
permit in French is permettre, permets, permettons, permettez, permis
permit in German is Erlaubnisschein, zulassen, zulassen, erlauben
permit in Italian is permettere, permettere, nullaosta, modulo
permit in Latin is sino, licentio, patior
permit in Spanish is permitir, aprobacion, consentir, halo