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General words for permission - thesaurus

Synonyms

permission

noun

the right to do something that is given to you by someone in authority

consent

noun

permission to do something

approval

noun

official agreement or permission, given by someone in authority

sanction

noun

official permission for taking action

clearance

noun

official permission that allows someone to do something, to go to a particular country, or to be told particular information

authorization

noun

official permission to do something

exemption

noun

permission to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment

leave

noun

formal permission

authority

noun

formal official permission to do something

dispensation

noun

formal official permission to do something that people are not normally allowed to do, especially from a religious authority

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access

noun

permission to see and talk to an important person

admission

noun

permission to enter a place

admittance

noun

formal permission to enter a place or join something

a licence to do something

permission to do something that is wrong or illegal

authorisation

a British spelling of authorization

blessing

noun

permission or support for something

dismissal

noun

an order telling people that they can leave a place

free rein

noun

permission to deal with a particular situation or do a particular job in the way that you think is best

imprimatur

noun

very formal permission, or approval

informed consent

noun

permission that you give to doctors to do something to you, after they have explained the risks involved

informed consent

noun

permission that you give for something to be done that you know could be dangerous for you

release

noun

an opportunity or permission not to do something

say-so

noun

informal permission from someone to do something

toleration

noun

the practice of allowing someone to do something that you do not like or approve of

use

noun

the right, an opportunity, or permission to use something

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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