An example of a license is what drivers carry showing they are legally able to drive.
An example of a license is the document a married couple has saying they are legally married.
Has a site license for that software.
People who see low-fat labels as a license to eat larger amounts.
License to marry, practice medicine, hunt, etc.
It was decided to license Wikipedia under the GFDL.
A driver's license.
Other Word Forms
Origin of license
- Middle English licence from Old French from Medieval Latin licentia authorization from Latin freedom from licēns licent- present participle of licēre to be permitted
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition