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Definitions of permit:
  • noun:   large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
  • noun:   the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
  • noun:   a legal document giving official permission to do something
  • verb:   consent to, give permission
    Example: "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"
  • verb:   allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
    Example: "Children are not permitted beyond this point"
  • verb:   make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
    Example: "This permits the water to rush in"

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