Definition of Licenses. Meaning of Licenses. Synonyms of Licenses
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Definition of Licenses
LicenseLicense 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
To have a license and a leave at London to dwell.
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. LicenseLicense Li"cense (l[imac]"sens), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Licensed (l[imac]"senst); p. pr. & vb. n. Licensing.]
To permit or authorize by license; to give license to; as, to
license a man to preach. --Milton. Shak.
Meaning of Licenses from wikipedia
to the licensor
. Term: many licenses
for a particular length
of time. This protects
the licensor should
of the license
- BSD licenses
are a family
free software licenses
, imposing minimal restrictions
on the use and distribution
software. This is...
), and the protective
share-alike (copyleft Licenses
). An example
of a copyleft
free software license
is the often
- software licenses
, of which
the BSD licenses
and the MIT License
are widely-used less-restrictive examples. GPL was the first copyleft license
in the license
the author distributes
the work. There
are several types
of Creative Commons licenses
. The licenses differ
- . This license
is sometimes called
the MIT license
, but that term is misleading, since
MIT has used many licenses
for software. ... "Licenses
- driver's license
Cl**** M is a motorcycle license
and Cl**** H is a hardship license
(see below). Hardship licenses
are driver's licenses
- is a comparison
of free and open-source software licenses
. The comparison
only covers software licenses
with a linked article
for details, approved
- still-maintained licenses
qualify: Creative Commons licenses
(only Creative Commons
Attribution, Attribution-Share Alike
and Zero) Open Publication License
- and Sun, see also this list) wrote their
own FOSS licenses
, or adapted existing licenses
. This License proliferation
was later recognized
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