Synonyms for permissive

Synonyms for (adjective) permissive

Synonyms: permissive

Definition: granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline

Usage: direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive; permissive parents

Similar words: indulgent, soft, lenient

Definition: tolerant or lenient

Usage: indulgent parents risk spoiling their children; too soft on the children; they are soft on crime

Synonyms: permissive

Definition: not preventive

Similar words: bailable

Definition: admitting of bail

Usage: a bailable offense