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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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permit (of)

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to make possible especially to the exclusion of other possibilites
  • the photo is too grainy to permit of anything more than a slight enlargement
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