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Synonyms for allowance

Synonyms for allowance

the approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority

an accommodation made in the light of special or extenuating circumstances


Synonyms for allowance

an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period)

a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses

an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

a permissible difference

a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets

the act of allowing

put on a fixed allowance, as of food

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The result was, that without quite giving up the allowance question, Madame Mantalini, postponed its further consideration; and Ralph saw, clearly enough, that Mr Mantalini had gained a fresh lease of his easy life, and that, for some time longer at all events, his degradation and downfall were postponed.
Sir," he said gravely, "there are great allowances to be made for a man who has not read ROBINSON CRUSOE since he was a child.
Without a word of objection, without so much as an attempt to produce his pocket-book, he led the way (making allowances for me at every step) to the store-room in which the medicine chest is kept.
But we've got them on our hands, and we got to remember what they are, and make allowances.
With equal readiness will it be perceived, that besides these inducements to candor, many allowances ought to be made for the difficulties inherent in the very nature of the undertaking referred to the convention.
AMT is considered in the deferred tax computation only in that (1) minimum tax credit carryforwards existing at the balance-sheet date would be a deferred tax asset with a valuation allowance, if appropriate, and (2) AMT provisions may make it more likely than not that some regular tax-deductible differences and carryforwards will be lost.
allowance shall not be linked with the category of subjects and will be admissible irrespective of place of posting or job assigned to the person concerned, said a statement on Thursday.
The pensioners said that orders were issued in July 2013 for payment of cash medical allowance to retired Wapda employees and they had opted for cash medical allowance but the payment of this allowance has become a distant dream as no step has been taken by IESCO for disbursement of this allowance to them.
AA person will be entitled to the lower rate of Attendance Allowance if s/he is so severely disabled, mentally or physically, that s/he needs : frequent attention through-|out the day or night in connection with her/his bodily functions; or continual supervision |throughout the day in order to avoid substantial danger to herself/himself or others; or at night, another person, to |be awake for a prolonged period for the purpose of watching over him/her.
In December's Autumn Statement, the Government announced that when an Isa saver died and they were married or in a civil partnership, the surviving partner would be entitled to an extra Isa allowance which is equal to their partner's Isa balance on the date they died.
In respect of co-opted members, the Independent Chairman and the Independent Members of the Governance Committee are paid an annual allowance of PS3,296 and PS1,648 respectively.
The change to Reserve Allowance reflects the fact that Reservists are becoming increasingly integrated into the total ADF workforce and experience many of the same challenges as Permanent ADF members on the days they serve.
The bill on amendments to the law on social security provides increase of the disability allowances and survivor's benefits by 50%, said Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Kazakhstan Tamara Duisenova during the session in the Mazhilis of the Kazakh Parliament.
Even though the carer must work 35 hours per week for their allowance.
Muscat: Within days of Indian carriers slashing their baggage allowance, Doha-based Qatar Airways yesterday announced an increase in its baggage allowance across routes worldwide, effective from September 1.
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