Permissible vs Licensed - What's the difference?

permissible | licensed | Synonyms |

Permissible is a synonym of licensed.


As adjectives the difference between permissible and licensed

is that permissible is permitted while licensed is (of a person or enterprise) having been issued with a licence (by the required authority).

As a verb licensed is

(license).

permissible

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • permitted.
  • Synonyms

    * allowable

    Anagrams

    * impressible

    licensed

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (of a person or enterprise) having been issued with a licence (by the required authority)
  • Only licensed exterminators can purchase rat poison in this state.
  • # (of a shop or restaurant) allowed to sell alcohol
  • The opening hours of licensed premises are restricted to prevent all-night drinking.
  • (of an activity) authorized by licence
  • Even licensed fishing has a major effect on the fish population in the river.
  • # (of a product) based on an existing piece of intellectual property and sold under licence.
  • Although they sell well, licensed video games are seldom critically acclaimed.
  • Derived terms

    * licensed victualler

    Antonyms

    * unlicensed

    Verb

    (head)
  • (license)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    See also

    * licenced