- (v.t.) To sanction; to invest; to intrust.
- (v.t.) To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.
- (v.i.) To admit; to concede; to make allowance or abatement.
- (v.t.) 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.
- (v.t.) To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; especially to abate or deduct; as, to allow a sum for leakage.
- (v.t.) To grant license to; to permit; to consent to; as, to allow a son to be absent.
- (v.t.) 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.
- (v.t.) To like; to be suited or pleased with.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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|Harvard||Webster's 2011, allow, Smart Define, viewed 23 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/allow/definitions/1972596>.|
|MLA||Webster's. "allow" 27 May 2011. Web. 23 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/allow/definitions/1972596>|