Permission Level

Here is a cheat sheet of the OOTB Permission Levels in SharePoint 2010:
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    Permission Level
Type Permission Full Control Design Contribute Read Limited Access Approve Manage Hierarchy Restricted Read View Only
List  Manage Lists - Create and delete lists, add or remove columns in a list, and add or remove public views of a list. x x         x    
List  Override Check Out - Discard or check in a document which is checked out to another user. x x       x x    
List  Add Items - Add items to lists and add documents to document libraries. x x x     x x    
List  Edit Items - Edit items in lists, edit documents in document libraries, and customize Web Part Pages in document libraries. x x x     x x    
List  Delete Items - Delete items from a list and documents from a document library. x x x     x x    
List  View Items - View items in lists and documents in document libraries. x x x x   x x x x
List  Approve Items - Approve a minor version of a list item or document. x x       x      
List  Open Items - View the source of documents with server-side file handlers. x x x x   x x x  
List  View Versions - View past versions of a list item or document. x x x x   x x   x
List  Delete Versions - Delete past versions of a list item or document. x x x     x x    
List  Create Alerts - Create alerts. x x x x   x x   x
List  View Application Pages - View forms, views, and application pages. Enumerate lists. x x x x   x x   x
Site  Manage Permissions - Create and change permission levels on the Web site and assign permissions to users and groups. x           x    
Site  View Web Analytics Data - View reports on Web site usage. x           x    
Site  Create Subsites - Create subsites such as team sites, Meeting Workspace sites, and Document Workspace sites. x           x    
Site  Manage Web Site - Grants the ability to perform all administration tasks for the Web site as well as manage content. x           x    
Site  Add and Customize Pages - Add, change, or delete HTML pages or Web Part Pages, and edit the Web site using a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible editor. x x         x    
Site  Apply Themes and Borders - Apply a theme or borders to the entire Web site. x x              
Site  Apply Style Sheets - Apply a style sheet (.CSS file) to the Web site. x x              
Site  Create Groups - Create a group of users that can be used anywhere within the site collection. x                
Site  Browse Directories - Enumerate files and folders in a Web site using SharePoint Designer and Web DAV interfaces. x x x     x x    
Site  View Pages - View pages in a Web site. x x x x   x x x x
Site  Enumerate Permissions - Enumerate permissions on the Web site, list, folder, document, or list item. x           x    
Site  Browse User Information - View information about users of the Web site. x x x x x x x   x
Site  Manage Alerts - Manage alerts for all users of the Web site. x           x    
Site  Use Remote Interfaces - Use SOAP, Web DAV, the Client Object Model or SharePoint Designer interfaces to access the Web site. x x x x   x x   x
Site  Use Client Integration Features - Use features which launch client applications. Without this permission, users will have to work on documents locally and upload their changes. x x x x x x x   x
Site  Open - Allows users to open a Web site, list, or folder in order to access items inside that container. x x x x x x x x x
Site  Edit Personal User Information - Allows a user to change his or her own user information, such as adding a picture. x x x     x x    
Personal  Manage Personal Views - Create, change, and delete personal views of lists. x x x     x x    
Personal  Add/Remove Personal Web Parts - Add or remove personal Web Parts on a Web Part Page. x x x     x x    
Personal  Update Personal Web Parts - Update Web Parts to display personalized information. x x x     x x    

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