allowed or permitted; allowable.
Using permissible: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "permissible" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
Smoking is not permissible in this area.
The use of cellphones is permissible during the break.
Only permissible items are allowed inside the premises.
permissible Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with permissible
The company's actions were found to be legally permissible.
Some people believe that euthanasia is morally permissible.
In some cultures, it is not socially permissible for women to wear revealing clothing.
Origins of permissible
from Old French 'permissable', from Latin 'permissus', past participle of 'permittere', meaning 'allow'
Summary: permissible in Brief
'Permissible' [pərˈmɪsəbl] means allowed or permitted. It is often used in legal, moral, and social contexts, such as 'legally permissible,' 'morally permissible,' and 'socially permissible.' Examples include 'Smoking is not permissible in this area.' and 'Only permissible items are allowed inside the premises.' Synonyms include 'allowable' and 'acceptable.'