Part of speech: verb

To give consent to; allow; give permission.

Part of speech: noun

Permission or warrant.

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Usage examples "permit":

  1. This being done, she ordered her servants out of the room; and told me, " she had many things, if her strength would permit, to say to me. - "Trial-of-Mary-Blandy", Roughead, William.
  2. Then, if you will permit me, I will see you to it." - "A Daughter of the Vine", Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton.
  3. They would never permit- she would never listen. - "A Country Gentleman and his Family", Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant.