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allow
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 8
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.
2. To like; to be suited or pleased with.
5. To own or acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion; as, to allow a right; to allow a claim; to allow the truth of a proposition.
6. To grant ( something) as a deduction or an addition; esp. to abate or deduct; as, to allow a sum for leakage.
7. To grant license to; to permit; to consent to; as, to allow a son to be absent.
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