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1. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen.

Synonyms

  • let
  • permit

Antonyms

  • opaque
  • clutter
  • convict

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] consent to, give permission.

Synonyms

  • stick out
  • support
  • clear
  • give
  • consent
  • intromit
  • privilege
  • digest
  • trust
  • pass
  • allow in
  • let in
  • legitimate
  • legalize
  • permit
  • legitimise
  • authorise
  • put up
  • authorize
  • legitimatise
  • favor
  • include
  • bear
  • stand
  • go for
  • countenance
  • furlough
  • grant
  • decriminalise
  • let
  • suffer
  • legitimatize
  • tolerate
  • brook
  • accept
  • admit
  • legalise
  • legitimize
  • decriminalize
  • favour
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • criminalize
  • refuse
  • outlaw
  • criminalise
  • disallow
  • reject

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] let have.

Synonyms

  • let
  • allowance
  • give
  • permit
  • vouchsafe
  • countenance

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • take
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause.

Synonyms

  • appropriate
  • set aside
  • reserve
  • assign
  • allot
  • earmark

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • inactivity
  • break even
  • lose

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something.

Synonyms

  • forecast
  • calculate
  • figure
  • budget for
  • count on
  • take into account
  • estimate

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain.

Synonyms

  • afford
  • give
  • admit
  • provide
  • leave
  • allow for

Antonyms

  • impure
  • cloudy
  • overcast
  • illegible

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] grant as a discount or in exchange.

Antonyms

  • opacity

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting.

Synonyms

  • tolerate
  • permit
  • countenance

Antonyms

  • unclearness
  • unclear
  • ambiguous
  • obscurity

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] allow the other (baseball) team to score.

Antonyms

  • guilty

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. allow

verb. ['əˈlaʊ'] afford possibility.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • leave
  • allow for

Antonyms

  • obstructed
  • encumbered
  • undiscerning
  • gross

Etymology

  • allouen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • alouer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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