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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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What I hadn't made allowance for was an enthusiastic editor putting a huge spliff in his mouth and slapping him on the front page.
I knew of that difference before coming over, and think I have made allowance for it.
Noting the Company's unaudited April and May financial results, and the Company's continuous disclosure obligations, the Company advises that its full year Earnings will exceed consensus Earnings of $314m by more than 10-15%, after having made allowance for any extraordinary expenses or other costs that may be recorded in connection with the Metal Management merger.
The Daily Post's venerable Horace Yates declared: "When manager Bill Shankly before the game had expressed the opinion 'I think we can win well here today' I made allowance for his natural optimism, but here seemed vindication without a doubt.
In forming its views on capital, Standard & Poor's has made allowance for Lloyd's contingent exposure to Equitas.