Foolish's Word of the Day: License

 

license

noun  li·cense  \ ˈlī-sᵊn(t)s \
  1. permission to act
  2. freedom of action
  3. a permission granted by competent authority to engage in a business or occupation or in an activity otherwise unlawful
  4. a document, plate, or tag evidencing a license granted
  5. a grant by the holder of a copyright or patent to another of any of the rights embodied in the copyright or patent short of an assignment of all rights