permitir

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin permittere, present active infinitive of permittō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

permitir (first-person singular present indicative permito, past participle permitido)

  1. to permit, allow, tolerate
  2. to enable

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QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:permitir.


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin permittere, present active infinitive of permittō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /permiˈtiɾ/, [permiˈt̪iɾ]

VerbEdit

permitir (first-person singular present permito, first-person singular preterite permití, past participle permitido)

  1. to allow, permit
    No les permitieron ir.They were not allowed to go.
    Synonym: autorizar
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to afford
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to indulge in
  4. (reflexive) to be allowed, to allow oneself, to be permitted

Usage notesEdit

  • Used without a preposition, as is demonstrated in the example above

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