Permissive Definition

pər-mĭsĭv
adjective
Granting or inclined to grant permission; tolerant or lenient.
Permissive parents.
American Heritage Medicine
Giving permission; that permits.
Webster's New World
Allowing freedom; esp., tolerant of behavior or practices generally disapproved of by others; indulgent; lenient.
Webster's New World
Permitted or optional.
Permissive uses of funds.
American Heritage Medicine
Allowable and at one's option.
Webster's New World
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