Permit

Definition of Permit

Per`mit´
v. t.1.To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with.
[imp. & p. p. Permitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Permitting.]
2.To grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to authorize; to give leave; - followed by an infinitive.
Thou art permitted to speak for thyself.
- Acis xxvi. 1.
3.To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.
Let us not aggravate our sorrows,
But to the gods permit the event of things.
- Addison.
v. i.1.To grant permission; to allow.
n.1.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.
1.A large pompano (Trachinotus goodei) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long.

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