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franchise

 
Noun franchise has 3 senses
  1. franchise - an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
    --1 is a kind of
    concession, grant
    Derived form: verb franchise1
  2. franchise, dealership - a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    --2 is a kind of business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation
    Derived form: verb franchise1
  3. franchise, enfranchisement - a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
    --3 is a kind of legal right
    --3 has particulars: right to vote, vote, suffrage
Verb franchise has 1 sense
  1. franchise - grant a franchise to
    --1 is one way to
    license, licence, certify
    Derived forms: noun franchise2, noun franchise1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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