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 for Permitted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Permit \Per*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Permitted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Permitting.] [L. permittere, permissum, to let through,
     to allow, permit; per + mittere to let go, send. See Per-,
     and Mission.]
     1. To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate;
        to put up with.
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              What things God doth neither command nor forbid . .
              . he permitteth with approbation either to be done
              or left undone.                       --Hooker.
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     2. To grant (one) express license or liberty to do an act; to
        authorize; to give leave; -- followed by an infinitive.
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              Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. --Acts
                                                    xxvi. 1.
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     3. To give over; to resign; to leave; to commit.
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              Let us not aggravate our sorrows,
              But to the gods permit the event of things.
                                                    --Addison.
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     Syn: To allow; let; grant; admit; suffer; tolerate; endure;
          consent to.
  
     Usage: To Allow, Permit, Suffer, Tolerate. To allow
            is more positive, denoting (at least originally and
            etymologically) a decided assent, either directly or
            by implication. To permit is more negative, and
            imports only acquiescence or an abstinence from
            prevention. The distinction, however, is often
            disregarded by good writers. To suffer has a stronger
            passive or negative sense than to permit, sometimes
            implying against the will, sometimes mere
            indifference. To tolerate is to endure what is
            contrary to will or desire. To suffer and to tolerate
            are sometimes used without discrimination.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "permitted":
     admitted, allowed, chartered, excepted, excused, exempt, exempted,
     favored, immune, irresponsible, let off, licensed, on sufferance,
     privileged, released, spared, tolerated, unaccountable,
     unanswerable, unforbidden, unliable, unprohibited, unsubject
  
  

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