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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

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But they are only partial, during which the earth, cast like a screen upon the solar disc, allows the greater portion to be seen."
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.
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.
What do you allow a laboring woman who works on a farm?"
"I wish your majesty to allow me assistance in the labors of the office of intendant."
"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.
You know not, you can scarcely conceive, how they have tortured me; -- though it was some time, I confess, before I was reasonable enough to allow their justice."
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.
"All that he is allowed except one," answered the King.
She thanked her father warmly for yielding to her wishes, and, seeing him still bowed down with grief, told him that she hoped he would never repent having allowed her to marry the Sultan.
He did not allow himself either to be hard on or punish a man, or to make things easy for or reward anyone, merely because he felt inclined to do so.
But with respect to citizens there is a doubt remaining, whether those only are truly so who are allowed to share in the government, or whether the mechanics also are to be considered as such?
Knightley; so far it was all of course and it was hardly less inevitable that poor little Harriet must be asked to make the eighth:but this invitation was not given with equal satisfaction, and on many accounts Emma was particularly pleased by Harriet's begging to be allowed to decline it.
Her apprehensions once raised, paid by their excess for all her former security; and the servant who sat up with her, for she would not allow Mrs.
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.