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Meaning of LICENCE

Pronunciation:  'lIsuns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a legal document giving official permission to do something
  2. [n]  freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
  3. [n]  excessive freedom; lack of due restraint; "when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant; "the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
  4. [v]  authorize officially

LICENCE is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: certify, license, license, license, permit
 Antonyms: decertify, derecognise, derecognize
 See Also: accredit, approve, authorise, authorize, building permit, charter, clear, driver's licence, driver's license, driving licence, driving license, fishing licence, fishing license, fishing permit, franchise, game license, hunting licence, hunting license, hunting permit, instrument, learner's permit, legal document, legal instrument, letter of mark and reprisal, letter of marque, letters of marque, liberty, liberty chit, liquor licence, liquor license, marriage licence, marriage license, O.K., occupation licence, occupation license, official document, okay, pass, pass, poetic license, recognise, recognize, sanction, wedding licence, wedding license



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: authority, authorization, carte blanche, certificate, charter, credentials, departure, deviation, dispensation, disregard, divergence, entitlement, free choice, freedom, latitude, leave, liberty, nonconformity, papers, permission, permit, privilege, right