Definition of permissory in English:

permissory

Pronunciation /pəˈmɪs(ə)ri/

adjective

  • 1That permits or gives permission; = "permissive".

  • 2Discretionary, optional.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in North Star (Rochester, New York). From classical Latin permiss-, past participial stem of permittere permit + -ory.