Visit the forum if you have a language query!

permission

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
If I shall sell both my forenoons and afternoons to society, as most appear to do, I'm sure that, for me, there would be nothing left worth living for.
Henry David Thoreau
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Etymology

From Middle English permitten, from Middle French permettre, from Latin permittere, to give up or allow Hence permit

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
permission

Plural
s

permission (s)
  1. authorisation; consent (especially formal consent from someone in authority)
    Sire, do I have your permission to execute this traitor?
  2. The act of permitting
    Do I have your permission to throw this away?
  3. (computing): flags or ACLs pertaining to a file that dictate who can access it, and how.
    I used the command "chmod 644 /var/www/html/index.htm" to change the file's permission.

Antonyms

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE