What does allow mean?

allow in AZ Dictionary

(v) to allow do or happen; allow: We allow smoking only in restricted areas.
(v) to allow the clear presence of: No animals are allowed in.
(v) to allow having: enable oneself slightly treat.
(v) available a chance; acknowledge: The poem allows of several interpretations.
(v) To simply take a chance into consideration; make allowance: In calculating revenue, retailers must enable breakage and spoilage.
(v) To admit; to concede; to create allowance or abatement.
(v) To grant, provide, acknowledge, accord, manage, or yield; to allow a person have.
(v) To recognize; to just accept as true; to concede; to accede to an impression.
(v) To grant (some thing) as a deduction or an addition; specifically to abate or subtract;
To give, offer, or yield; assign; manage: as, to allow a totally free passage.
To admit; concede; confess; own; acknowledge: since, allowing just the right of personal wisdom; he allowed which he had been wrong; he allowed it might be so.
To abate or subtract; account for; put apart: as, to permit much for reduction; to allow a sum for tare or leakage.

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  • Quotes for "allow"
  • Synonym for "allow"
    • tolerate, concede, assign, permit, suffer
  • Verb Forms for "allow"
    • allowed, allowing, allows
  • Phrases for "allow"
    • would allow, to allow, will allow, allow them, allow Haul's
  • Rhyme for "allow"
    • Bilbao, Bow, Chao, Chow, Dow
  • Hyponym for "allow"
    • pass
  • Hypernym for "allow"
    • assign, allot, portion, let, permit
  • Form for "allow"
    • allowance, allowable
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