Permission and Restriction


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Permission noun – The approval by someone in authority for the doing of something.
Restriction is an antonym for permission in authorization topic.
Nearby Words: permit, permissive, permissiveness, permissible, permissibility
Antonyms for Permission


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Restriction noun – Something that limits one's freedom of action or choice.
Permission is an antonym for restriction in limit topic.
Nearby Words: restrict, restraint, restricted, restrictive, restricting
Antonyms for Restriction
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How words are described

special special permission special restriction
similar similar permission similar restriction
specific specific permission specific restriction
new new permission new restriction
Other adjectives: official.

Both words in one sentence

  • Yuki Nagato from Haruhi Suzumiya requests permission from her boss to use her powers, and later adds a second layer of restriction in the form of Kyon.
    Source: Power Limiter
  • Videogame / Metroid: Other M The restriction fails to stay consistent when Samus finds a brand new power-up like the Diffusion Beam, and immediately activates it without waiting for Adam's permission.
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