Nouns (8)

permit, permission, license
n. the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
Trachinotus falcatus, permit
n. large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
permit, licence, license
n. a legal document giving official permission to do something

Verbs (7)

countenance, let, allow, permit
v. 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"
permit, allow, let
v. 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"

Adverbs (0)

There are no items for this category

Adjectives (0)

There are no items for this category

Fuzzynyms (61)

right
n. an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
exclusive right, perquisite, privilege, prerogative
n. a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"
entitlement
n. right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits); "entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget"
credentials, credential, certification, certificate
n. a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
patent of invention, patent
n. a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
commendation, approval
n. a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
leave
n. permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak"
consent
n. permission to do something; "he indicated his consent"
enable
v. render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"
live with, swallow, accept
v. tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"
countenance, let, allow, permit
v. 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"
acquiesce, accede, assent
v. to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
agree
v. consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
O.K., sanction, okay, approve
v. give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
acknowledge, admit
v. declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
condone, excuse
v. excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with; "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"
permit, allow, let
v. 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"
licence, certify, license
v. authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"
entitle
v. give the right to; "The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
lease, charter, hire, rent
v. hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
ratify, sign
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
give power to, empower
v. give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"
recognise, recognize, accredit
v. grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
sanction
v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"

Synonyms (0)

There are no items for this category

Antonyms (31)

restriction, limitation
n. an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
limitation
n. the quality of being limited or restricted; "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"
stock-purchase warrant, stock warrant, warrant
n. a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price; "as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities"
consent
n. permission to do something; "he indicated his consent"
refusal
n. the act of refusing
liberty
n. freedom of choice; "liberty of opinion"; "liberty of worship"; "liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases"; "at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes"
nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
ban
v. prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure; "Smoking is banned in this building"
debar, exclude, bar
v. prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
enjoin
v. issue an injunction
keep, prevent
v. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
criminalize
v. treat as a criminal

Research

© 2018 Your Company. All Rights Reserved.