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How to sign: make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
"This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off";
Within this category: pass
How to sign: actively cause something to happen
"I let it be known that I was not interested";