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countenance


I - noun
1. the appearance conveyed by a person's face (Freq. 6)
- a pleasant countenance
- a stern visage
Syn:
visage
Hypernyms:
appearance, visual aspect
Hyponyms:
expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face, poker face
2. formal and explicit approval (Freq. 1)
- a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement
Syn:
sanction, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur
Derivationally related forms:
indorse (for: indorsement), endorse (for: endorsement), sanction (for: sanction)
Hypernyms:
approval, commendation
Hyponyms:
O.K., OK, okay, okey, okeh,
visa, nihil obstat
3. the human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British) (Freq. 1)
Syn:
physiognomy, phiz, visage, kisser, smiler, mug
Derivationally related forms:
smile (for: smiler)
Usage Domain:
colloquialism
Regions:
United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great Britain
Hypernyms:
face, human face
Hyponyms:
pudding face, pudding-face
Part Holonyms:
human head

II - verb
consent to, give permission
- 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, allow, let
Ant:
disallow (for: allow), forbid (for: permit)
Derivationally related forms:
allowable (for: allow), 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, allow, 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:
allow, grant
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE

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