Synonyms for license

Synonyms for (noun) license

Synonyms: permission, permit, license

Definition: the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

Similar words: authorisation, authorization, empowerment

Definition: the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant


Synonyms: licence, license, permit

Definition: a legal document giving official permission to do something

Similar words: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right


Synonyms: licence, license

Definition: freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)

Similar words: liberty

Definition: freedom of choice

Usage: liberty of opinion; liberty of worship; liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases; at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes


Synonyms: licence, license

Definition: excessive freedom; lack of due restraint

Usage: when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near- Will Durant; the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum- Edmund Burke

Similar words: liberty

Definition: freedom of choice

Usage: liberty of opinion; liberty of worship; liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases; at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes

Synonyms for (verb) license

Synonyms: certify, licence, license

Definition: authorize officially

Usage: I am licensed to practice law in this state

Similar words: pass, authorise, authorize, clear

Definition: grant authorization or clearance for

Usage: Clear the manuscript for publication; The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography