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permit [ v. per-mit; n. pur-mit, per-mit ]
Main Entry: permit
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: authorization
Synonyms: admittance, allowance, charter, concession, consent, empowering, favor, franchise, go-ahead, grant, green light, indulgence, leave, legalization, liberty, license, pass, passport, patent, permission, privilege, safe-conduct, sanction, sufferance, toleration, visa, warrant
Antonyms: grounding, prohibition
Main Entry: permit
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: allow participation
Synonyms: abet, accede, accept, acquiesce, admit, agree, authorize, bless, blink at, boost, buy, charter, concede, concur, condone, consent, empower, enable, endorse, endure, franchise, give leave, give permission, go for, grant, have, humor, indulge, leave, let, let pass, license, okay, pass, privilege, sanctify, sanction, say yes, shake on, sign, sign off on, suffer, take kindly to, thumbs up, tolerate, warrant, wink at
Antonyms: deny, disallow, refuse, reject
Main Entry: accede
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree or consent
Synonyms: accept, acquiesce, admit, allow, assent, be game for, cave in, comply, concede, concur, cooperate, cry uncle, endorse, enter into, fold, give the go-ahead, give the green light, go along with, grant, let, okay, permit, play ball, roll over and play dead, subscribe, throw in the towel, yield
Antonyms: condemn, demur, denounce, denounce, deny, protest, refuse
Main Entry: admit
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: allow entry or use
Synonyms: accept, be big on, bless, buy, concede, enter, entertain, give access, give the nod, give thumbs up, grant, harbor, house, initiate, introduce, let, let in, lodge, okay, permit, receive, shelter, sign off on, sign*, suffer, take, take in
Antonyms: debar, deny, dismiss, eject, exclude, expel, oust, refuse, reject, repel, shut
Main Entry: admit
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: confess, acknowledge
Synonyms: accept, accord, acquiesce, adopt, affirm, agree, allow, approve, avow, bare, bring to light, communicate, concede, concur, confide, confirm, consent, cop a plea, credit, declare, disclose, divulge, enumerate, expose, go into details, grant, indicate, let, let on, make known, narrate, number, open up, own, own up, permit, proclaim, profess, recite, recognize, relate, reveal, spill*, subscribe to, talk, tell, tolerate, uncover, unveil, yield
Antonyms: confute, deny, dispute, dissent, gainsay, refuse
Main Entry: agree
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: be in unison, assent with another
Synonyms: accede, acknowledge, acquiesce, admit, allow, be of the same mind, bury the hatchet, buy into, check, clinch the deal, come to terms, comply, concede, concur, consent, cut a deal, engage, give blessing, give carte blanche, give green light, give the go-ahead, go along with, grant, make a deal, okay, pass on, permit, play ball, recognize, see eye to eye, set, settle, shake on, side with, sign*, subscribe, take one up on, yes*
Antonyms: contend, contradict, decline, disagree, dispute, dissent, oppose, protest, refuse
Main Entry: approve
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: allow, authorize
Synonyms: accede, accept, accredit, acquiesce, advocate, affirm, agree, assent, authorize, back*, bless*, boost, buy, buy into, certify, charter, concur, confirm, consent, dig*, empower, encourage, endorse, establish, get behind, give go-ahead, go along with, groove*, hats off to, lap up, license, maintain, make law, make valid, mandate, okay, permit, pronounce, push for, ratify, recommend, sanction, seal, second, sign, sign off on, stump for, subscribe to, support, thumbs up, uphold, validate
Antonyms: disallow, disapprove, invalidate, oppose, refuse, reject
Main Entry: assent
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree
Synonyms: accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, adopt, allow, approve, buy, cave in, comply, concur, conform, consent, cut a deal, defer, ditto*, embrace, espouse, give five, give in, go along with, grant, knuckle under, okay*, pass on, permit, recognize, sanction, say uncle, shake on, subscribe
Antonyms: disagree, disallow, disapprove, dissent, reject
Main Entry: authority
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: power, control
Synonyms: ascendancy, authorization, beef, charge, clout*, command, credit, domination, dominion, edge, esteem, force, goods*, government, guts*, influence, juice*, jump, jurisdiction, leg up, license, mastery, might, might and main, permission, permit, pizzazz*, pow, powerhouse, prerogative, prestige, punch, right, ropes, rule, say, say-so, steam, strength, strong arm, stuff*, supremacy, sway, upper hand, warrant, weight, what it takes, whip hand, word, zap
Main Entry: bear
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: endure
Synonyms: abide, admit, allow, brook, encounter, experience, permit, put up with, stomach, suffer, tolerate, undergo
Antonyms: avoid, dodge, evade, shun
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