permission

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n permission the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
    • n permission approval to do something "he asked permission to leave"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Los Angelos, California it is legal for a man to beat his wife with a leather strap as long as it is less than two inches in width, or she gives him permission to use a wider strap.
    • n Permission The act of permitting or allowing; formal consent; authorization; leave; license or liberty granted. "High permission of all-ruling Heaven.""You have given me your permission for this address."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In Vermont women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
    • n permission The act of permitting or allowing; license or liberty granted; consent; leave; allowance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Washington, anyone under the age of 18 must have parental permission to throw a tear gas canister.
    • n Permission act of permitting: liberty granted: allowance
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Quotations

  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold%20Bennett
    “Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.”
  • The Talmud
    The Talmud
    “A person will be called to account on Judgment Day for every permissible thing he might have enjoyed but did not.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.”
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig%20Ziglar
    “If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.”
  • Pat Riley
    Pat%20Riley
    “Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.”
  • Bishop Robert South
    Bishop Robert South
    “It is idleness that creates impossibilities; and where people don't care to do anything, they shelter themselves under a permission that it cannot be done.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. permissio,: cf. F. permission,. See Permit
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. permittĕre, -missum, to let pass through—per, through, mittĕre, to send.

Usage

In literature:

Mirabeau informed the king that he had come to seek permission to study the great military manoeuvres, and that he hoped to push on to Russia.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol X" by Various
In Anne's time no meeting was allowed without the permission of two justices of the peace.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
In fact, I may say that he is only awaiting my permission for an immediate interview.
"The Shadow of the Rope" by E. W. Hornung
By the time he had received permission for my being with him, daylight made its appearance.
"Memoirs And Historical Chronicles Of The Courts Of Europe" by Various
Originally published by Goupil & Co. of Paris, and here reproduced by their permission.
"A Short History of Monks and Monasteries" by Alfred Wesley Wishart
Pages may not fight to the death without the permission of their liege lord.
"The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune" by A. D. Crake
No one may receive another lord's man without the permission of this lord and only if the man is blameless towards every hand.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
A gentleman meeting a lady acquaintance on the street should not presume to join her in her walk without first asking her permission.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Maybe you didn't know it, but it's the customary thing to get permission to cut practice.
"Left Tackle Thayer" by Ralph Henry Barbour
As you know, I got his express permission for you to make these enquiries.
"Elizabeth's Campaign" by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
Have I your permission?
"Romance Island" by Zona Gale
His first thought was that Frank had gone to Col. Vincent's stable and brought away Ajax without permission, in defiance of Mr. Manning's will.
"Making His Way" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
By permission of B. T. Batsford.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various
It is necessary for ladies who wish to appear in "High Court Dress" to obtain Royal permission, through the Lord Chamberlain.
"Manners and Rules of Good Society" by Anonymous
Everybody had permission to walk about the gardens.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. II (of VI), "To Paris and Prison" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Bavarian troops had been refused permission to use railways in Austrian Tirol.
"And the Kaiser abdicates" by S. Miles Bouton
It means cutting up pasture, and he has no right to do that without my permission; no right whatever.
"The Hall and the Grange" by Archibald Marshall
Permission having been granted her to appropriate the work of art, Meg carried it up to her attic, and hid it away in a box.
"Meg's Friend" by Alice Abigail Corkran
They asked for my card of permission, but I smiled the matter off as before.
"A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe on Rivers and Lakes of Europe" by John Macgregor
I do not know if it is necessary to have any written permission, or where to apply for it.
"The Burglars' Club" by Henry A. Hering
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In poetry:

When holy Nehemiah 's heart
Led him (with sorrow fill'd)
To seek permission to depart,
Jerusalem to build;
"Enigma XXVI." by Elizabeth Hitchener
What do we owe unto the gracious Pow'r,
Who, to our pray'rs, does the permission grant
To come unto his presence, any hour,
And to obtain from him whate'er we want?
"Concerning Prayer, And Its Proper Requisites" by Rees Prichard
Thou gavest foreigners, without controul,
A full permission to destroy my soul,
And them, with whom I'm unacquainted still,
Leave to despoil, and load me with each ill.
"A Prayer, Against The Oppression Of One's Foe. " by Rees Prichard
There is no need, for any one to pray,
For him, that is allow'd in heav'n to stay,
Or shou'd he make the infernal lake his home,
He ne'er shall have permission thence to come.
"That It Is In Vain To Pray For The Dead" by Rees Prichard
I GIVE the undertakers permission to haul my body
to the graveyard and to lay away all, the head, the
feet, the hands, all: I know there is something left
over they can not put away.
"Testament" by Carl Sandburg
"Josiah I'll allow to buy a good, upstanding team;
And Joe a separator, for there's coin in milk and cream;
To Jim I give permission - he's a fav'rite son o' mine -
To buy a brand new harvester of up-to-date design.
"Dad's Philanthropic Plan" by C J Dennis

In news:

State wildlife officials plan to ask the Natural Resources Board this week for permission to draw up emergency regulations on the use of dogs for hunting wolves.
A Permissive Role of Mushroom Body ?/?
Before Monday, Central Christian College appeared before the McPherson County Planning and Zoning Board two times to ask for permission to build a new baseball and softball complex southwest of the city limits.
For permission to reprint any material by Isaiah Berlin, contact Camilla Hornby (camilla@curtisbrown.co.uk) at Curtis Brown Group Ltd.
On Saturday, Iverson was granted permission to leave the Grizzlies to deal with a personal matter a Grizzlies spokesperson confirmed.
Prosecutors say Nakoula Basseley Nakoula violated his probation by using aliases without permission from his probation officer.
When she told Coello that they weren't home, he then asked for permission to fondle her, the report stated.
No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
Excerpted with permission from the William and Mary Quarterly.
The Montana Board of Medical Examiners rejected a request Friday to strike its policy on physician-assisted suicide that opponents criticize as too permissive.
This post is republished with permission and originally appears here.
Citigroup is following through with its plans to build capital by petitioning the SEC for permission to convert preferred shares into common stock and a reserve split.
Cleaning validation provides assurance that the quantity of residual substances collected from equipment surfaces are within permissible limits, helping to ensure quality control and safety in pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.
The 7th generation Flying Wallenda received special permission to perform this feet since it was banned 128 years ago.
ABC7 is pleased to announce that we have been granted permission by the Federal Communications Commission to add an additional frequency for Digital Television.
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In science:

Then w is wedge-permissible ⇐⇒ w is spin-permissible ⇐⇒ w is µr,s -admissible.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
In this final section we prove the equivalence of wedge-permissibility with µr,s admissibility needed in (5.6.1), as well as the equivalence of these notions with Kottwitz and Rapoport’s notion of µr,s -permissibility (see §6.5).
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
In this subsection we use the embedding fWG ֒→ fW from §3.6 to transfer the problem of proving the equivalence between wedge-permissibility and µr,s -admissibility to an equivalent problem for GS p2m .
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
Trivially, the wedge-permissible elements in fW are just the images of the wedgepermissible elements in fWG under the embedding fWG ֒→ fW .
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
Then ew ∈ fW /WI is µ-admissible ⇐⇒ ew is µ-permissible.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
We shall actually show that ew is wedge-permissible ⇐⇒ ew is µ-permissible.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
The implication =⇒ is either obvious now from the definition of wedge-permissibility and (6.6.1); or follows from the general fact due to Kottwitz and Rapoport [KR, 11.2] that µ-admissibility always implies µ-permissibility for any cocharacter µ in any extended affine Weyl group.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
To prove the implication ⇐=, suppose that ew is µ-permissible, and let i ∈ 2mZ ± I .
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
Admin Users (Role 1 and above) of the IUfA UUIS have the capability to grant/revoke permissions.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Grant/Revoke the requested permission/s to a User; 3. Edit Default permissions to a given Role. 4. Add new Role.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
The following figure provides the Manage User Permissions use case diagram.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
There is no need for customized permissions since roles and status of everyone in the university is already known in advance.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Grant/Revoke Permissions The system shall allow Admins to search for users.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Req.16] The system shall allow Admins to print a general user permissions report. [F.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Req.17] The system shall allow Admins to print a user permissions report by Roles. [F.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
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