[verb per-mit; noun pur-mit, per-mit] /verb pərˈmɪt; noun ˈpɜr mɪt, pərˈmɪt/
verb (used with object), permitted, permitting.
to allow to do something:
Permit me to explain.
to allow to be done or occur:
The law does not permit the sale of such drugs.
to tolerate; agree to:
a law permitting Roman Catholicism in England.
to afford opportunity for, or admit of:
vents to permit the escape of gases.
verb (used without object), permitted, permitting.
to grant ; allow liberty to do something.
to afford opportunity or possibility:
Write when time permits.
to allow or admit (usually followed by of):
statements that permit of no denial.
an authoritative or official certificate of ; license:
a fishing permit.
a written order granting special to do something.
verb (pəˈmɪt) -mits, -mitting, -mitted
(transitive) to grant permission to do something: you are permitted to smoke
(transitive) to consent to or tolerate: she will not permit him to come
when intr, often foll by of; when tr, often foll by an infinitive. to allow the possibility (of): the passage permits of two interpretations, his work permits him to relax nowadays
an official certificate or document granting authorization; licence
permission, esp written permission
late 15c., from Middle French permetre and directly from Latin permittere “let pass, let go, let loose; give up, hand over; let, allow, grant, permit,” from per- “through” (see per) + mittere “let go, send” (see mission). Related: Permitted; permitting.
“written statement of permission or license,” 1714, from permit (v.).
[pur-mi-tiv-i-tee] /ˌpɜr mɪˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun, plural permittivities. 1. Electricity. the ratio of the flux density produced by an electric field in a given dielectric to the flux density produced by that field in a vacuum. /ˌpɜːmɪˈtɪvɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. a measure of the response of a substance to an electric field, expressed as […]
[per-mon-oh-suhl-fyoo r-ik] /pərˈmɒn oʊ sʌlˈfyʊər ɪk/ noun, Chemistry. 1. (def 1).
[per-myoot] /pərˈmyut/ verb (used with object), permuted, permuting. 1. to alter; change. 2. Mathematics. to subject to . /pəˈmjuːt/ verb (transitive) 1. to change the sequence of 2. (maths) to subject to permutation v. late 14c., “to change one for another,” from French permuter or directly from Latin permutare “to change thoroughly” (see permutation). Mathematical […]
[pur-myoo-teyt, per-myoo-teyt] /ˈpɜr myʊˌteɪt, pərˈmyu teɪt/ verb (used with object), permutated, permutating. 1. to cause (something) to undergo permutation. 2. to arrange (items) in a different sequence. /ˈpɜːmjʊˌteɪt/ verb 1. to alter the sequence or arrangement (of); treat by permutation: endlessly permutating three basic designs v. 1898 in modern use, “change the order of,” from […]