licence

The Correct spelling is: licence

Common misspellings of the word licence are:

How do you spell licence?. It is not liscence or lisence or even lisense for that matter!

  • n.
      1. Official or legal permission to do or own a specified thing. See synonyms at permission.
      2. A document, plate, or tag that is issued as proof of official or legal permission: a driver's license.
    1. Deviation from normal rules, practices, or methods in order to achieve a certain end or effect.
    2. Latitude of action, especially in behavior or speech. See synonyms at freedom.
      1. Lack of due restraint; excessive freedom: “When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near” (Will Durant).
      2. Heedlessness for the precepts of proper behavior; licentiousness.
    tr.v., -censed, -cens·ing, -cens·es.
    1. To give or yield permission to or for.
    2. To grant a license to or for; authorize. See synonyms at authorize.

    [Middle English licence, from Old French, from Medieval Latin licentia, authorization, from Latin, freedom, from licēns, licent-, present participle of licēre, to be permitted.]

    licensable li'cens·a·ble adj.
    licenser li'cens·er or li'cen·sor' (-sən-sôr') n.


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