Similar Words
aallow, allllow, allo, alloow, alloww, alow, llow

Allow — synonyms, allow antonyms, definition

1. allow (Verb)

108 synonyms
abate absolve accede accede to accept accord accredit acknowledge acquiesce acquit admit afford agree agree to allot allow for apportion appropriate approve approve of • • •
2 antonyms
deny disallow
10 definitions

allow (Verb) — Make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen. ex. "This sealed door won't allow the water to come into the basement"

allow (Verb) — Consent to, give permission. ex. "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

allow (Verb) — Let have; give the right to; give the opportunity or permission to. ex. "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"

allow (Verb) — Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause. ex. "I will allow this money for your research"

allow (Verb) — Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain. ex. "The evidence allows only one conclusion" ex. "allow for mistakes"

allow (Verb) — Allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something. ex. "I allow for this possibility"

allow (Verb) — Afford possibility. ex. "This short story allows of several different interpretations"

allow (Verb) — Allow the other (baseball) team to score. ex. "allow a run"

allow (Verb) — Grant as a discount or in exchange. ex. "The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera"

allow (Verb) — Allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting. ex. "We don't allow dogs here"

16 types of
accept afford allot assign calculate consent count on discount estimate figure forecast give go for portion reckon yield
40 types
abide admit allow in allowance authorise authorize bear brook budget for clear decriminalise decriminalize digest endure enfranchise favor favour furlough give include • • •