verb (used with object), per·mit·ted, per·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), per·mit·ted, per·mit·ting.
- permonosulfuric acid,
Origin of permit1
verb (pəˈmɪt) -mits, -mitting or -mitted
Word Origin for permit
late 15c., from Middle French permetre and directly from Latin permittere "let pass, let go, let loose; give up, hand over; let, allow, grant, permit," from per- "through" (see per) + mittere "let go, send" (see mission). Related: Permitted; permitting.
"written statement of permission or license," 1714, from permit (v.).