1325-75;Middle Englishlicence < Middle French < Medieval Latinlicentia authorization, Latin: freedom, equivalent to licent- (stem of licēns, present participle of licēre to be allowed) + -ia-ia; see -ence
licenser; especially Law, licensor, noun
de-license, verb (used with object), de-licensed, de-licensing.
prelicense, noun, verb (used with object), prelicensed, prelicensing.
relicense, verb (used with object), relicensed, relicensing.