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Synonyms for license

Synonyms for license

the approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority

proof of legal permission to do something

departure from normal rules or procedures

excessive freedom; lack of restraint

Synonyms for license

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To check these abuses, and to protect the fur trade from various irregularities practiced by these loose adventurers, an order was issued by the French government prohibiting all persons, on pain of death, from trading into the interior of the country without a license.
said the other, "I did not know yours was a six-days' cab; but of course it would be very easy to alter your license.
I should be glad to oblige the lady, sir, but I had a seven-days' license once, and the work was too hard for me, and too hard for my horses.
The license which I would here vindicate, is so necessary to the execution of my plan, that I will crave your patience while I illustrate my argument a little farther.
It is true, that this license is confined in either case within legitimate bounds.
It was agreed that on the morrow Canler was to drive to town and bring back the license and a minister.
He had less license with them, more license with the others.
There are certain bounds of decency, and you had no license to insult anybody.
Then where did Judge Blount get the license to assault truth?
He swore luridly, for he felt that it was degradation for one who aimed to be some vague soldier, or a man of blood with a sort of sublime license, to be taken home by a father.
He held the licensing law in contempt, and to show his contempt he published Areopagitica without a license and without giving the printer's or bookseller's name.
This meant getting a First Class teacher's license in one year instead of two, if they were successful; but it also meant much more and harder work.
I can only get a License by taking my oath that I marry her with her father's consent.
There seemed to be a wordless invitation to purchase; she consulted a collection of small coins in a thin purse, and received from them license to order a glass of beer.
To put you out of doubt of that,' says my gentleman, 'read this paper'; and out he pulls the license.