ways, evermore, Poetic, ay, Latin, in saecula saecu-lorum; for ever and a day, eternally, everlastingly, perpetually, undyingly; constantly, continually, continuously, nonstop, incessantly, unremittingly; unceasingly, ceaselessly, endlessly, unendingly, interminably,
permeability, n. permeableness, perviousness, porosity, porousness, penetrability, penetrableness, passableness, openness, accessibility; vulnerability, vulnerableness, pregnability, openness to attack,
permeable, adj. pervious, porous, penetrable, per forate, pierceable, enterable; open, passable, accessible, reachable; vulnerable, pregnable, open to attack,
permeate, v. pass through, go through, walk through, cut through, slice through; penetrate, shoot through, perforate, pass into, enter; osmose, blend, fuse, inosculate, interosculate; pervade, interpenetrate, overspread, overrun, take over; infiltrate, filter into, invade, spread over or into, spread throughout, honeycomb, diffuse; saturate, fill, extend throughout, leave no void; percolate, filter through, seep through, leak through, come through, show through, soak through; imbue, infuse, interfuse, suffuse, transfuse, impregnate, leaven.
permeation, n. penetration, perforation, entrance, entry, passing through; osmosis, blending, fusing, inosculation, interosculation; spreading, diffusion, overspreading, pervasion, interpenetration, infiltration, invasion, overrunning, saturation; imbuement, infusion, interfusion, suffusion, transfusion, impregnation,
permissible, adj. 1. allowable, lawful, legal, licit, legalized, legitimate, SI. legit, within bounds, Inf. kosher; proper, fitting, right, appropriate, apt, suitable, Inf. O.K.; admissible, acceptable, all right, saya-ble, printable; acknowledgeable, concessible, granta-ble; authorizable, warrantable, approvable, sanctiona-ble.
2. tolerable, permitted, tolerated, allowed; unforbidden, unprohibited, unproscribed; justifiable, vindica-ble, venial, excusable, pardonable,
permission, n. 1. allowance, consent, assent; acquiescence, accedence, concession, Law. connivance; agreement, concurrence, accord, accordance, concordance; tolerance, toleration, sufferance, brooking, endurance.
2. liberty, license, leave, right, prerogative; authorization, sanctioning, warrant, warranty, franchise, affranchisement, enfranchisement; approval, assurance, countenance, approbation, going along with; support, abidance, compliance, cooperation, aid; granting, enabling, empowerment, entitlement; authority, sanction, say-so, power, grant.
3. privilege, vouchsafement, special favor, indulgence; dispensation, exemption, exception, immunity; blank check, carte blanche, free hand, go-ahead, Inf. green light; access, admittance, admission, right of entry; pass, congd, passport, visa, card, safe-conduct; order, declaration, decree, command; rule, law, ordinance, edict, charter, official document.
permissive, adj. 1. approving, assenting, acquiescent, agreeing; affirmative, accordant, consenting, favorable; sanctioning, ratifying, ordaining, endorsing.
2. indulgent, lenient, tolerant, lax; admissive, unpro-hibitive, unproscriptive, permitting, allowing; easy, soft, unstrict, overindulgent, forbearing; liberal, libertine, latitudinarian, open-minded; kindly, benevolent, obliging, accommodating, agreeable,
permit, v. 1. allow, give permission or leave to, grant, let; authorize, sanction, warrant, entitle, empower, enable, license, franchise, commission; vouchsafe, favor, privilege; affranchise, give one his head, give carte blanche, give the green light, give the go-ahead, give [s.o.] enough rope; approve of, go along with, submit to, yield, accede to; assent to, agree to, consign, consent to, acquiesce in, admit of, be compatible with; tolerate, countenance, put up with, hear of, Inf. stand for, bear, support; suffer, stand, brook, abide, endure.