per·mit 1 1. To allow the doing of (something); consent to: permit the sale of alcoholic beverages. 2. To grant consent or leave to (someone); authorize: permitted him to explain. 3. To afford opportunity or possibility for: weather that permits sailing.What is permitted mean?
verb (used without object), per·mit·ted, per·mit·ting. to grant permission; allow liberty to do something. to afford opportunity or possibility: Write when time permits. to allow or admit (usually followed by of): statements that permit of no denial.What does suffer or permit mean?
Suffer or Permit to Work. The FLSA defines the term "employ" to include the words "suffer or permit to work". Suffer or permit to work means that if an employer requires or allows employees to work they are employed and the time spent is probably hours worked.