license (also licence) VERB 1) grant a licence to. 2) authorize.
DERIVATIVES licensable adjective licenser (also licensor) noun.
ORIGIN from LICENCE(Cf. ↑licence); the spelling -se arose by analogy with pairs such as practice, practise.

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