Associations to the word «License»

Wiktionary

LICENSE, noun. A legal document giving official permission to do something; a permit.
LICENSE, noun. The legal terms under which a person is allowed to use a product, especially software.
LICENSE, noun. (US) (Can we verify([1]) this sense?) Freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech).
LICENSE, noun. (US) Excessive freedom; lack of due restraint.
LICENSE, noun. An academic degree, the holder of which is called a licentiate, ranking slightly below doctorate, awarded by certain European and Latin-American universities.
LICENSE, verb. The act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization.
LICENSE, verb. Authorize officially.
LICENSE PLATE, noun. An identifying tag, usually of metal, bearing a unique sequence of letters, numbers, or both, and placed at the back and, sometimes, also at the front of a motor vehicle.
LICENSE PLATES, noun. Plural of license plate
LICENSE TO PRINT MONEY, noun. US spelling of licence to print money

Dictionary definition

LICENSE, noun. A legal document giving official permission to do something.
LICENSE, noun. Freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech).
LICENSE, noun. Excessive freedom; lack of due restraint; "when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant; "the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke.
LICENSE, noun. The act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization.
LICENSE, verb. Authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state".

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Aeschylus