v. "[A]llow or permit: sanction." (Weiser).
v. (With 'to be') set free.
v. (With 'to be') nullify (often with 'neder').
"Since the bochrim needed to pack for Bein HaZmanim, the mashgiach matired keeping the lights on past midnight." (Weiser)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
מַתִּיר (pres. masc. sg. of לְהַתִּיר l'hatir 'to untie; to release; to permit')
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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