Definitions and Examples of admissible, permissive, allowing
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Capable of being allowed or permitted; acceptable under the rules or laws.
The evidence presented in court was deemed admissible by the judge.
Allowing or tending to allow much freedom; lenient or indulgent.
Her parents were very permissive and let her stay out late on weekends.
Permitting or giving permission for something to happen or be done.
The company is allowing its employees to work from home during the pandemic.
Key Differences: admissible vs permissive vs allowing
- 1Admissible refers to something that is acceptable under the rules or laws.
- 2Permissive describes a person or policy that allows much freedom or is lenient.
- 3Allowing is a verb that means permitting or giving permission for something to happen or be done.
Effective Usage of admissible, permissive, allowing
- 1Legal Context: Use admissible in legal contexts to describe evidence that is acceptable under the rules of evidence.
- 2Parenting: Use permissive to describe parents who are lenient with their children.
- 3General Usage: Use allowing to describe situations where permission is granted or something is permitted.
The antonyms of nonadmissive are admissible, permissive, and allowing. Use admissible in legal contexts, permissive to describe lenient parenting, and allowing to describe situations where permission is granted or something is permitted.