American English

Definition of license verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

    

license

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈlaɪsns//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they license
 
he / she / it licenses
 
past simple licensed
 
-ing form licensing
 
 
jump to other results
 to give someone official permission to do, own, or use something license something The new drug has not yet been licensed in the U.S. license somebody/something to do something They licensed the company to produce the drug.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: license