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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 ?
There was a little one-horse town about three mile down the bend, and after dinner the duke said he had ciphered out his idea about how to run in daylight without it being dangersome for Jim; so he allowed he would go down to the town and fix that thing.
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.
He began by depositing on an angle of the pillory a black hour-glass, the upper lobe of which was filled with red sand, which it allowed to glide into the lower receptacle; then he removed his parti-colored surtout, and there became visible, suspended from his right hand, a thin and tapering whip of long, white, shining, knotted, plaited thongs, armed with metal nails.
He closed his single eye, allowed his head to droop upon his breast, and feigned death.
In the meanwhile, Pierrat Torterue allowed the thongs, red and gorged with blood, to drip upon the pavement.
In seven hundred years wages will have risen to six times what they are now, here in your region, and farm hands will be allowed 3 cents a day, and mechanics 6.
The Turk allowed this intimacy to take place and encouraged the hopes of the youthful lovers, while in his heart he had formed far other plans.
Unfortunately an only son (for many years an only child), I was spoilt by my parents, who, though good themselves (my father, particularly, all that was benevolent and amiable), allowed, encouraged, almost taught me to be selfish and overbearing; to care for none beyond my own family circle; to think meanly of all the rest of the world; to wish at least to think meanly of their sense and worth compared with my own.
Raleigh came home a sad and ruined man, and had the pity of the King been as easily aroused as his fear of the Spaniards he had surely been allowed to live out the rest of his life in peaceful quiet.
Woodhouse had reached her with his request to be allowed to hand her into the diningparlour, was saying
and his wife, if affairs allowed of it; the general was to stay at home.
I beg to be allowed to convey, through you, my apologies to your excellent aunt for my late excitement.
Here, brother Sancho Panza," said Don Quixote when he saw it, "we may plunge our hands up to the elbows in what they call adventures; but observe, even shouldst thou see me in the greatest danger in the world, thou must not put a hand to thy sword in my defence, unless indeed thou perceivest that those who assail me are rabble or base folk; for in that case thou mayest very properly aid me; but if they be knights it is on no account permitted or allowed thee by the laws of knighthood to help me until thou hast been dubbed a knight.
It is true the second author of this work was unwilling to believe that a history so curious could have been allowed to fall under the sentence of oblivion, or that the wits of La Mancha could have been so undiscerning as not to preserve in their archives or registries some documents referring to this famous knight; and this being his persuasion, he did not despair of finding the conclusion of this pleasant history, which, heaven favouring him, he did find in a way that shall be related in the Second Part.
To that end, Weaver unfortunately topped himself Friday, as he allowed a grand slam before he even recorded an out.