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Synonyms for allow

let

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allow for something

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Synonyms for allow

to neither forbid nor prevent

to afford an opportunity for

to set aside or distribute as a share

to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

Synonyms for allow

make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

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give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

make a possibility or provide opportunity for

allow or plan for a certain possibility

afford possibility

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allow the other (baseball) team to score

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grant as a discount or in exchange

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allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

References in classic literature ?
The king got the directions, and allowed he'd go and work that camp-meeting for all it was worth, and I might go, too.
Woodhouse had reached her with his request to be allowed to hand her into the diningparlour, was saying
Captain Nemo," said I, "this arm is perfect, and easily handled: I only ask to be allowed to try it.
Darcy, with grave propriety, requested to be allowed the honour of her hand, but in vain.
Do you use that word ironically, and to reproach me with all the genealogies I have allowed to be made on my account -- I -- the son of a fisherman, in fact?
Not quite $40,000 were allowed for furs worth upwards of
No one was allowed to know the secret of their existence in the house, except himself and Davenport.
the other is whether there is anything, if we consider either the principles upon which it is founded or the executive part of it, which prevents the form of government that they had proposed to follow from being observed; now it is allowed that in every well-regulated state the members of it should be free from servile labour; but in what manner this shall be effected is not so easy to determine; for the Penestse have very often attacked the Thessalians, and the Helots the Lacedaemonians, for they in a manner continually watch an opportunity for some misfortune befalling them.
He had allowed himself to be led, pushed, carried, lifted, bound, and bound again.
We know also that he was not received at the Epanchins' so long as they remained at Pavlofsk, and that he was not allowed an interview with Aglaya;--but next day he would set off once more on the same errand, apparently quite oblivious of the fact of yesterday's visit having been a failure,--and, of course, meeting with another refusal.
He was always busy, and only at night allowed himself conversation- of which he was fond- and songs.
As I had anticipated, when I came to a conclusion, and consequently allowed her an opportunity of saying a few words, she affected to be extremely shocked and surprised at hearing of the nature of her master's pursuits, and reproached me in terms of the most vehement and virtuous indignation for incurring the guilt of abetting them, even though I had done so from the very excusable motive of saving my own life.
He began by blowing--by means of his machinery and air-pumps--several large bubbles which he allowed to float upward into the sky, where the sunshine fell upon them and gave them iridescent hues that were most beautiful.
Elizabeth allowed none of her favorites to love any one but herself, so she punished Raleigh by sending him to the Tower.
Dorothy begged to be allowed to go first into the palace, but Tiktok firmly maintained that the slave should face danger before the mistress.