permit vs forbid: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: permit or forbid

How to spell permit?

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permitverb

make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

permitverb

allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

permitverb

consent to, give permission

permitnoun

the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

permitnoun

large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies

permitnoun

a legal document giving official permission to do something

forbidverb

command against

forbidverb

keep from happening or arising; make impossible

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