Definition of Licence. Meaning of Licence. Synonyms of Licence

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Definition of Licence

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License Li"cense (l[imac]"sens), n. [Written also licence.] [F. licence, L. licentia, fr. licere to be permitted, prob. orig., to be left free to one; akin to linquere to leave. See Loan, and cf. Illicit, Leisure.] 1. Authority or liberty given to do or forbear any act; especially, a formal permission from the proper authorities to perform certain acts or to carry on a certain business, which without such permission would be illegal; a grant of permission; as, a license to preach, to practice medicine, to sell gunpowder or intoxicating liquors. To have a license and a leave at London to dwell. --P. Plowman. 2. The document granting such permission. --Addison. 3. Excess of liberty; freedom abused, or used in contempt of law or decorum; disregard of law or propriety. License they mean when they cry liberty. --Milton. 4. That deviation from strict fact, form, or rule, in which an artist or writer indulges, assuming that it will be permitted for the sake of the advantage or effect gained; as, poetic license; grammatical license, etc. Syn: Leave; liberty; permission.

Meaning of Licence from wikipedia

- A license (American English) or licence (British English) is an official permission or permit to do, use, or own something (as well as the do****ent of...
- Licence to Kill is a 1989 spy film, the sixteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the second (and last) to star Timothy Dalton...
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- A television licence or broadcast receiving licence is a payment required in many countries for the reception of television broadcasts, or the possession...
- Release on licence in England and Wales can refer to Release from prison on temporary licence, followed by return to prison. Release from prison on parole...
- coaching licences for professional football managers, each valid for coaching at different levels. These include the UEFA Pro Licence, UEFA A Licence, and...
- individual must possess a valid driving licence before being permitted to drive on the road, and driving licence holders are subject to all traffic rules...
- licences in Australia refer to the official permit required for a person to legally drive a motor vehicle in Australia. The issue of driver licences,...
- In India, a driving licence is an official do****ent that authorises its holder to operate various types of motor vehicles on highways and some other roads...
- "driver's licence" as well as "driver licence" (Atlantic Canada). In British English and in many former British colonies it is "driving licence". The laws...