Examples of permission in a Sentence
They got permission from the city to build an apartment complex.
The teacher gave me her permission to go home early.
Recent Examples of permission from the Web
The monitor sends data on nap times and diaper changes to a corresponding smartphone app and, with permission, uploads it to the cloud.
As fifth in line to the throne, Harry will have to ask the Queen for permission to marry Meghan.
Scottish parliament set to decide that now is the time Scottish Parliament is to start a two-day debate today on whether to seek permission from Westminster to hold a second independence referendum.
Holcomb has asked the federal government for permission to use Medicaid funds made available through former President Barack Obama's signature health care law for drug abuse treatment.
Now, if customers give it permission, Amazon’s couriers will unlock the front doors and drop packages inside when no one is home ...
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The Azerbaijani government explicitly forbids those seeking a visa to the country from visiting the region without permission from the foreign ministry.
Typically at the war court a defense lawyer needs permission from both the chief defense counsel and the captive to quit a case.
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Origin and Etymology of permission
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsallowance, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, granting, green light, leave, license (or licence), sanction, sufferance, warrant
Antonymsinterdiction, prohibition, proscription
Related Wordsimprimatur, seal, signature, stamp; accreditation, certification; liberty, pass; concession, patent, permit; tolerance, toleration; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent, OK (or okay); accord, grant
Near Antonymsdenial, refusal, rejection, revocation; taboo (also tabu); injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppression; ban, embargo, exclusion
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