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Allow meaning

allow - 13 dictionary results

  1. 1. consent to, give permission; " She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; " I won't let the police search her basement"; " I cannot allow you to see your exam"
  2. 2. allow the other ( baseball) team to score; " give up a run"
  3. 3. To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.
  4. 4. To like; to be suited or pleased with.
  5. 5. To sanction; to invest; to intrust.
  6. 6. To grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have; as, to allow a servant his liberty; to allow a free passage; to allow one day for rest.
  7. 7. To own or acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion; as, to allow a right; to allow a claim; to allow the truth of a proposition.
  8. 8. To grant ( something) as a deduction or an addition; esp. to abate or deduct; as, to allow a sum for leakage.
  9. 9. To grant license to; to permit; to consent to; as, to allow a son to be absent.
  10. 10. To admit; to concede; to make allowance or abatement.
  11. 11. To grant; consent to; admit; deduct; set apart; as, to allow so much for loss; permit; approve.
  12. 12. To make concession or provision: followed by for.
  13. 13. To grant; permit; concede.

allow - examples of usage

  1. I don't allow you. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Ah, but can I allow that? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. We can't allow it." - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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