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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
accommodating, accordant, acquiescent, admissive, affable, affirmative, agreeable, agreeing, allowing, amiable, approving, assenting, benevolent, benign, benignant, broad-minded, careless, complaisant, compliable, compliant, conditional, consentient, consenting, content, culpably negligent, decent, derelict, eager, easy, easygoing, endorsing, favorable, freethinking, generous, gracious, imperative, impotent, imprecise, inadvertent, inattentive, indicative, indifferent, indulgent, jussive, kind, kindly, laissez-faire, latitudinarian, lax, lenient, liberal, libertarian, libertine, loose, mode, mood, neglectful, neglecting, negligent, noninterfering, nonprohibitive, nonrestrictive, nothing loath, obligative, obliging, off-guard, open-minded, optative, overindulgent, overly permissive, overpermissive, permitting, potential, procrastinating, prompt, ratifying, ready, relaxed, remiss, sanctioning, scamping, skimping, slack, slighting, slipshod, sloppy, slurring, soft, subjunctive, submissive, suffering, tolerant, tolerating, unbigoted, uncircumspect, ungrudging, unguarded, unloath, unprohibitive, unrefusing, unreluctant, unrestrained, unrigorous, unwary, unwatchful, weak, willing
Dictionary Results for permissive:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: not preventive [ant: preventative, preventive]
    2: granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict
       in discipline; "direct primary legislation is largely
       permissive rather than prescriptive"; "permissive parents"
       [ant: unpermissive]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Permissive \Per*mis"sive\ (p[~e]r*m[i^]s"s[i^]v), a.
   1. Permitting; granting leave or liberty. "By his permissive
      will." --Milton.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Permitted; tolerated; suffered. --Milton.
      [1913 Webster]

3. Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856)
PERMISSIVE. Allowed; that which may be done; as permissive waste, which is 
the permitting real estate to go to waste; when a tenant is bound to repair 
he is punishable for permissive waste. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2400. See Waste. 

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