Definitions: (1) allowing freedom; tolerant of behavior or practices on the edge of propriety; indulgent; lenient; (2) granting or expressing consent; in agreement

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one’s opponent. — Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) Indian lawyer and peacemaker
• Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do. — Michel Eyquem, Seigneur de Montaigne [aka: Michel de Montaigne] French Renaissance philosopher