Permit in a sentence

The word "permit" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of permit and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Permit

  • To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with.
  • To grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to authorize; to give leave; -- followed by an infinitive.
  • To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.
  • To grant permission; to allow.
  • Warrant; license; leave; permission; specifically, a written license or permission given to a person or persons having authority; as, a permit to land goods subject to duty.
  • A large pompano (Trachinotus goodei) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long.
  • The round pompano. (Trachinotus falcatus).
  • the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
  • large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
  • a legal document giving official permission to do something
  • consent to, give permission
  • allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
  • make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

How to use permit in a sentence. Permit pronunciation.

You are of a timorous Nature, and afraid of being damn'd. 'How have I lov'd, to Heaven I appeal; but Heaven does now permit that Love no more.
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As for Dorothea and myself-neither of us is inclined to interfere in your concerns, but neither will we permit another-be he whom he may-to interfere in ours.
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Lavretsky replies, "Permit me to observe, that we are not sleeping at present, but rather preventing others from sleeping.
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Let me know if you get this bit of paper, and permit me once more to heartily embrace you and yours.
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I began to feel anxious, as I knew our limited means would not permit us to stop long on the way.
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Several people have maintained that her work was one of mesmerism; and when once she was asked to visit an out patient, she earnestly implored the Lord _not_ to heal this invalid through her means if she employed mesmerism; but if not, to permit recovery.
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Would she not permit him to call upon her?
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Now and again she remembers to pity the loneliness of her husband, whose cottage light she can see from the window of her bower; and once, by a ruse, she gets him to break the conditions and visit her; but when he learns that the invitation came from her, and not, as alleged, from the Countess, his conscience will not permit him to take advantage of his chance.
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Madame Lescande reassured herself more and more; and feeling it unnecessary to be on her guard, as at first, thought she might permit herself a little levity.
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Thus he waited patiently until politeness would permit him to bring to an explanation the former friend and companion-in-arms of his father.
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Since, however, you now suspect me of striving to corrupt you for my own ends, I am silent, Mademoiselle, and permit you to depart.
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Besides, I shall fit myself for public life, and aspire, when circumstances permit me, to become a deputy.
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Permit me to offer you three hundred thousand francs.
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This temptation proved irresistible, and with one spring into the midst of the corn, she essayed to reach the prize, if Providence would permit.
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Madame de Tecle, however, would not permit.
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Besides, it is fatal even for Paris, which, permit me to add, drunk with prosperity in its haughty isolation and self-fetishism, not a little resembles the Chinese Empire-a focus of warmed-over, corrupt, and frivolous civilization!
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His life, nevertheless, had sufficient of the agreeable to permit him to wait the hour of ambition.
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But I will come to-morrow, if you will permit me.
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Perhaps an hour later she would receive a little packet of bonbons, or a pretty basket of choice fruit, that would permit her to pass the evening as she might.
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However, the condition of the Countess offered her some consolation in the future, which she ought not to risk depriving herself of; and God might permit that this pledge of this unfortunate union might some day reunite the severed ties.
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Examples of Permit

Example #1
Why does it then permit us Life and Thought?
Example #2
Are we deceiv'd in its Omnipotence?
Example #3
This threshold shall never be crossed by any but those to whom I grant permission, or by the emperor's judge, to whom I must yield.
Example #4
You, I forbid to enter.
Example #5
We are straining our throats like the cocks-listen!
Example #6
I have known some Russians who will sit up all night, engaged in the discussion of a purely abstract topic, totally oblivious to the passage of time.