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...
- equivalent is driver's licence, the Australian English equivalent is driver licence and in British English it is driving licence. In this article, the...
- hold a television licence. Businesses, hospitals, schools and a range of other organisations are also required to hold television licences to watch and record...
- Off-licence is a term used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and New Zealand for a shop licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises...
- The Licence Raj or Permit Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) is the elaborate system of licences, regulations and accompanying red tape that were required...
- Media and Sport. Its work is funded prin****lly by an annual television licence fee which is charged to all British households, companies, and organisations...
- Free software portal Anti-copyright Dual-licensing European Union Public Licence (EUPL) GPL font exception List of software licenses Permissive and copyleft...
- The European driving licence is a driving licence replacing the many driving licence styles already in use in the member states of the European Economic...
- Licence to Kill is a 1989 British spy film, the sixteenth in the James Bond film series produced by Eon Productions, and the last to star Timothy Dalton...
- A television licence or broadcast receiving licence is a payment required in many countries for the reception of television broadcasts, or the possession...
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