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allow



verb
1. make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen (Freq. 65)
- This permits the water to rush in
- This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement
- This will permit the rain to run off
Syn:
let, permit
Ant:
prevent (for: let)
Hyponyms:
pass
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE
- Something ----s INFINITIVE
2. consent to, give permission (Freq. 49)
- She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband
- I won't let the police search her basement
- I cannot allow you to see your exam
Syn:
permit, let, countenance
Ant:
disallow, forbid (for: permit)
Derivationally related forms:
countenance (for: countenance), allowable, permissible (for: permit), permissive (for: permit), permit (for: permit), permission (for: permit)
Hypernyms:
accept, consent, go for
Hyponyms:
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear,
stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer,
put up, furlough, give, permit, authorize, authorise,
pass, clear, admit, let in, include, privilege,
favor, favour, legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise,
legitimize, legitimise, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatise, trust,
allow in, intromit
Verb Group:
grant
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
- They allow him to write the letter
3. let have (Freq. 17)
- grant permission
- Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison
Syn:
grant
Ant:
deny
Derivationally related forms:
granter (for: grant), grant (for: grant)
Hypernyms:
give
Hyponyms:
vouchsafe, allowance
Verb Group:
permit, let, countenance
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody something
4. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause (Freq. 8)
- I will earmark this money for your research
- She sets aside time for meditation every day
Syn:
appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve
Derivationally related forms:
reserve (for: reserve), earmark (for: earmark), appropriable (for: appropriate), allowance
Hypernyms:
assign, allot, portion
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something to somebody
5. make a possibility or provide opportunity for;
permit to be attainable or cause to remain (Freq. 3)
- This leaves no room for improvement
- The evidence allows only one conclusion
- allow for mistakes
- leave lots of time for the trip
- This procedure provides for lots of leeway
Syn:
leave, allow for, provide
Hypernyms:
yield, give, afford
Verb Group:
admit
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s PP (for: provide)
6. allow or plan for a certain possibility;
concede the truth or validity of something (Freq. 3)
- I allow for this possibility
- The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash
Syn:
take into account
Derivationally related forms:
allowable
Hypernyms:
calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast
Hyponyms:
budget for
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
7. afford possibility
- This problem admits of no solution
- This short story allows of several different interpretations
Syn:
admit
Derivationally related forms:
allowable, admissive (for: admit)
Verb Group:
leave, allow for, provide
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
8. allow the other (baseball) team to score
- give up a run
Syn:
give up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
9. grant as a discount or in exchange
- The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera
Hypernyms:
discount
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody something
10. allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
- We don't allow dogs here
- Children are not permitted beyond this point
- We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital
Syn:
permit, tolerate
Derivationally related forms:
permissive (for: permit), permit (for: permit), allowance
Hypernyms:
permit, let, countenance
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody

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