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permits

verb
present tense third-person singular of permit

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1 to give permission for or to approve of
  • the school won't permit such an activity on its grounds

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2 to give permission to
  • you are not permitted to swim at the town pond without a season pass

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3 to make able or possible
  • we'll have our picnic on Thursday, weather permitting

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4 to fail to prevent (some behavior on someone's part) especially from neglect or indifference
  • the college permits way too much drinking, in my opinion

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permits

noun
plural of permit

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“Permits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/permits. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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