Words Relating to the Voluntary Powers
Division II.Intersocial Volition1
Section II.Special Intersocial Volition
A permit, warrant, brevet, precept, authority, firman, pass, passport, furlough, ticket, licence, congé d'élire, carte-blanche, exeat.
(Verbs). To permit; give leave or permission; to let, allow, admit, suffer, tolerate, concede, accord, vouchsafe, humour, indulge, to leave it to one; to leave alone; to grant, empower, authorise, warrant, license; to give licence; to give a loose to.
(Phrases). To give carte - blanche; to give one rope; to give a horse his head; to stretch a point; leave the door open; to let one have a chance; to give one a fair show.
To let off, absolve, dispense with, favour, wink, connive at.
To take a liberty; to use a freedom; to beg leave.
(Adjectives). Permitting, etc., permissive, conceding, etc.
Unforbid, unforbidden, unconditional.
(Verbs). To prohibit, forbid, inhibit, disallow, bar, debar, interdict, veto, keep in, hinder, restrain 751, restrict, withhold, limit, circumscribe, keep within bounds.
To exclude, shut out, proscribe.
(Phrase). To clip the wings of.
(Adjectives). Prohibitive, restrictive, exclusive, prohibitory, forbidding, etc.
Not permitted, prohibited, etc., unlicensed, etc.
(Phrases). Under the ban of; on the Index.
(Interjections). Hands off! keep off!
Settlement, ratification, confirmation.
(Verbs). To consent, give consent, assent, comply with, acquiesce, agree to, accede, accept.
(Phrase). To take at one's word.
To concede, yield, satisfy, grant, settle, acknowledge, confirm, homologate, ratify, deign, vouchsafe.
(Adjectives). Consenting, etc., having no objection, unconditional, see Assent 488.
(Adverbs). Yes 488; if you please, as you please, by all means, by all manner of means, so be it, of course, certainly, etc.
Copyright: All texts on Bibliomania are © Bibliomania.com Ltd,
and may not be reproduced in any form without our written permission.
See our FAQ for more details.