Examples of permissible in a Sentence
deployment overseas would be regarded as a permissible reason for late filing by members of the military
Recent Examples of permissible from the Web
The Justice Department has issued opinions in the past saying both that such a move is and isn't permissible.
This year, the annual Miami-Dade dining promotion is adding America’s favorite new pastime, where day-drinking is permissible if not encouraged: brunch.
The case may force us to scrutinize those ways in which making money is no longer permissible.
With regard to politics, the U.S. has many issues in common with Germany (immigration, Russia), so respectful discussion is completely permissible.
Attorneys for the state argued in their brief opposing the injunction that each provision the suit challenges is constitutionally permissible.
However, 11 judges in the same circuit later ruled 7-4 in a new hearing that the restrictions were permissible.
In Illinois, Iowa, Ohio and Vermont only wire or wood stick sparklers and other novelty items are permissible for sale.
A public official reading Marston's opinion has no way to discern what is permissible.
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Origin and Etymology of permissible
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Antonymsbanned, barred, forbidden, impermissible, inadmissible, interdicted, prohibited, proscribed, verboten
Related Wordsacceptable, bearable, endurable, tolerable; accredited, allowed, authorized, certified, endorsed (also indorsed), licensed, OK (or okay), permitted, sanctioned, warranted; lawful, legal, licit; mandatory, ordered, required
Near Antonymsintolerable, unacceptable, unbearable, unendurable; objectionable; denied, disallowed, refused, rejected, vetoed; repressed, suppressed; outlawed
PERMISSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of permissible for English Language Learners
: allowed or permitted by laws or rules
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