English dictionary definition of:



  • 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

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View spelling list Prefixes: per or pre? and learn about the word permit in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 23. Prefixes: when letters need changing..

Scrabble score for permit

Scrabble score = 10

generated at 10:27:54 on 19-09-19

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