permit / per-mit
*The Illinois General Assembly is believed to be close to a vote on a measure, House Bill 30, that would allow so-called “medicinal marijuana” and make Illinois the 20th state (counting D.C.) to legally permit cannabis in some fashion.
- 1. (intransive & transive) to make something possible
- 2. (transive) to allow someone to do something or to allow something to happen
- <Word Family>
- permission [noun]
- permitedly [adv]