from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British Variant of license.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. standard spelling of license
  • v. Alternative form of license.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Same as license, licensed, licensee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. authorize officially
  • n. a legal document giving official permission to do something
  • n. excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
  • n. freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)


From Old French licence, from Latin licentia. (Wiktionary)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.