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Lisence vs. License: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on December 20, 2023
Lisence is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is license. License is the permission granted by competent authority to engage in a business or activity.

Which is correct: Lisence or License

How to spell License?

Lisence is Incorrect

License is Correct

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Key Differences

"License" has the same 'c' as in "certificate," indicating permission.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023
Remember the phrase: "I c(an) license," emphasizing the 'c'.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023
Recall "license" has 'c' before 's', like in "precise."
Huma Saeed
Dec 19, 2023
Think of "license" as "lie-cense," where 'c' separates the lies.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023
"License" has 'c' just like "official" – both relate to formal permissions.
Janet White
Dec 19, 2023
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Lisence and License Definitions

Lisence

Lisence is an incorrect spelling of license.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 03, 2023

License

A document, plate, or tag proving permission.
The restaurant displayed its food license prominently.
Harlon Moss
Dec 03, 2023

License

Freedom to behave as one wishes.
The artist took creative license with the design.
Janet White
Dec 03, 2023

License

Official permission to do something legally.
He obtained a driver's license.
Huma Saeed
Dec 03, 2023

License

The granting of permission to use intellectual property.
The software comes with a user license.
Harlon Moss
Dec 03, 2023

License

To grant permission to someone.
The agency licensed the company to operate in the state.
Harlon Moss
Dec 03, 2023

License

Official or legal permission to engage in a regulated activity
"He believed that the subcommittee gave him license to interrogate anyone about any possible links to communism" (Donald A. Ritchie).
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 02, 2023

License

A document, card, plate, or tag that is issued as proof of official or legal permission
A driver's license.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 02, 2023

FAQs

What is the verb form of license?

The verb form is also "license."
Huma Saeed
Dec 19, 2023

What is the root word of license?

The root is from Latin 'licentia,' meaning freedom, permission.
Harlon Moss
Dec 19, 2023

What is the pronunciation of license?

Pronounced as \ˈlī-səns.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

Is license a noun or adjective?

License is a noun and a verb.
Harlon Moss
Dec 19, 2023

Why is it called license?

Named for its function as a legal permission or authorization.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

What is the singular form of license?

Singular form is "license."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 19, 2023

What is the plural form of license?

Plural form is "licenses."
Janet White
Dec 19, 2023

Which preposition is used with license?

"To" is commonly used, as in "license to."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

Is license an adverb?

No, it is not an adverb.
Janet White
Dec 19, 2023

Which vowel is used before license?

The vowel 'e' is used before 'n' in license.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

Which article is used with license?

"A" or "the," depending on the context.
Harlon Moss
Dec 19, 2023

Is license a vowel or consonant?

"License" starts with a consonant 'l'.
Harlon Moss
Dec 19, 2023

How is license used in a sentence?

"The city council will license the new restaurant next week."
Janet White
Dec 19, 2023

Which conjunction is used with license?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" may be used.
Janet White
Dec 19, 2023

Is license an abstract noun?

Yes, it is an abstract noun.
Janet White
Dec 19, 2023

How many syllables are in license?

There are two syllables.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

How do we divide license into syllables?

Divided as li-cense.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 19, 2023

What part of speech is license?

License is a noun and a verb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

What is another term for license?

Synonyms include "permit" or "authorization."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 19, 2023

What is the third form of license?

The third form is "licensed."
Janet White
Dec 19, 2023

Is license a collective noun?

No, it is not a collective noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

Is the word license imperative?

As a verb, it can be used in the imperative form.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

What is the opposite of license?

Opposite could be "prohibition" or "ban."
Harlon Moss
Dec 19, 2023

What is the first form of license?

The first form is "license" (as a verb).
Janet White
Dec 19, 2023

What is the second form of license?

The second form is "licensed."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 19, 2023

Is license a negative or positive word?

Neutral; context determines its connotation.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 19, 2023

Is the license term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically but is not inherently a metaphor.
Harlon Moss
Dec 19, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in license?

The first syllable, 'li,' is stressed.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 19, 2023

Which determiner is used with license?

Determiners like "a," "the," or "this" can be used.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 19, 2023

Is license a countable noun?

Yes, it is a countable noun.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 19, 2023
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