verb (used with object), li·censed, li·cens·ing.
Origin of license
Related Words for licensecharter, right, exemption, certificate, grant, consent, immunity, permit, privilege, ticket, warrant, authorization, enable, empower, certify, allow, accredit, okay, self-determination, freedom
Examples from the Web for license
Contemporary Examples of license
You can still get your license at the court—just not actually get married there.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over
January 5, 2015
The young man had the presence of mind to tail Gaylard Williams out of the park and jot down his license plate.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault
December 21, 2014
Adding a checkbox to a driver's license and another form would make this easy to implement.
The next step is requiring 40 hours of training prior to license approval.
Did you know that you can purchase and mill 80 percent receivers without a license?What Are We Protecting with Gun Laws?
November 13, 2014
Historical Examples of license
But the license is actually got: the parson is provided: the pedant Brand is the man.Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
His license as pastor of the Baptist chapel at Bedford was issued on the 9th.Bunyan
James Anthony Froude
And to some extent, every one, a poet be he or a cobbler, enjoys such a license.The Book of Khalid
He ain't got any license to run a mile with a leg like that!Old Man Curry
Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
I love liberty myself, but it mustn't degenerate into license.The Fortune of the Rougons
see licence. Related: Licensed; licensing.