Allow synonyms

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To allow; consent to; tolerate
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To consider right or good:
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To cause or allow to get by an obstacle, obstruction, etc.
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To give or confer officially or formally:
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To permit an action
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To agree or consent quietly without protest, but without enthusiasm
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To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
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To declare to be in need of psychiatric treatment or confinement.
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(Archaic) To grant as a kindness, favor, or privilege
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To permit an action
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To cause to; make:
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
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To accept or be patient regarding (something unpleasant or undesirable); endure:
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To look like; resemble in facial features
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To give way to argument, persuasion, influence, or entreaty.
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To give birth to
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(Archaic) To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
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To permit an action
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To grant a military commission to.
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To act in agreement with the nature of; adapt oneself to
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To permit an action
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(Archaic) To reward.
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To permit an action
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(Telephony) (of a call) To hang up.
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To permit an action
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To bind someone by performing a service for that person.
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To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong.
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To furnish with a right or claim to something:
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(Idiomatic) to tolerate, suffer through, or allow, especially something annoying
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To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
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To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose
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To sanction officially; authorize.
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To divide and assign according to a plan; allot:
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(Law) To admit or affirm as genuine; certify in legal form
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To acknowledge or declare openly and unashamedly:
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(Old Poet.) To be evidence of; reveal; manifest
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A penalty imposed for violating accepted social norms. A sanction may be civil or criminal in nature. Criminal sanctions are either fine, imprisonment, or both. A penalty imposed for violating accepted social norms. A sanction may be civil or criminal in nature. Criminal sanctions are either fine, imprisonment, or both. Authorization and/or approval by someone in a position of authority; for example, the act of imposing a penalty.
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To permit an action
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To free or exempt.
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To give power or authority to; empower; commission
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To serve as justification or reasonable grounds for (an act, belief, etc.)
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To give permission, power, or the legal right to do something.
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To put up with; tolerate:
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(Idiomatic) to comply with something, even if reluctantly; to accept or tolerate.
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To approve or endorse, as by writing “OK” on
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To give over to another to control or act on:
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To endure a difficult or disagreeable situation with good humour.
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To permit an action
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To become aware of (a subject, person) through second-hand knowledge, or not through personal experience.
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To permit an action
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To acknowledge the legal standing of (a government, state, etc.) by some formal action, as by entering into diplomatic relations
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To acknowledge or admit (defeat).
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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To make available; supply
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To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
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To take away (a part from a whole)
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To take away (a quantity) from another; subtract.
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To include in an estimate
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To include in an estimate
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To include in an estimate
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To include in an estimate
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Able to be done without; able to be expended; easily replaced.
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(US) Acting with confidence.
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Being in compliance with the law; lawful:
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(Of a person) having been issued with a licence (by the required authority)
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Permitted by law; legal.
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Characterized by freedom of personal behavior or a disregard of traditional social mores.
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Of, or having the nature of, a stipend
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A price reduction, especially one granted in exchange for used merchandise:
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(Uncountable) Permission.
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Payment for an office or employment; compensation.
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A payment as to a professional person for services on which no fee is set or legally obtainable
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(R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
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The amount of use, service, or benefit one gets or can get from something
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An allowance for daily expenses.
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An authorization to do something, as to quote from a book under copyright.
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Something regarded or claimed as an exclusive right by virtue of one's social position or rank:
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Compensation or damages, esp. for injury to the feelings
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A fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
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The status of something whose very act of existing is its essence, as God
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The amount that coins are legally allowed to vary from a standard of weight, fineness, etc.
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To receive something, especially with favor. Often used with of.
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To behave in a patronizing or superior manner toward someone:
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To show consideration for:
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To put off to a future time; postpone; delay
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To condescend to give
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To reduce in quantity or value:
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To suffer patiently without yielding.
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(Rare) To set free; invest with a franchise or privilege; enfranchise.
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To come to a stop; remain motionless.
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To believe, think, guess, etc.
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(--- Informal) To get the better of, especially by trickery or deception:
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To give assent, as to the proposal of another; agree:
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To set apart for a special purpose; designate:
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To give out as a task; allot
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To communicate, convey, or offer for conveyance:
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In the Bible, Abraham's nephew, whose wife was turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back as they fled Sodom.
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To set aside or distribute as a share
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(Archaic) To measure.
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To admit as being in accordance with fact, truth, or a claim; acknowledge:
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Alternative form of fess up.
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(Idiomatic) To consider or regard; to include (as in an estimate or plan) or pay attention to; to notice; to allow for.
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To set apart for a specific use:
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(By extension) To specify or set aside for a particular purpose.
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To keep back or retain for oneself
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allow the other (baseball) team to score
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To take into account when making plans.
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To certify as meeting certain set standards
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To grant a license to or for; authorize.
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To include in an estimate
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Synonym Study

  • Suffer , now somewhat rare in this sense, is closely synonymous with allow and may connote passive consent or reluctant tolerance
  • Let may imply positive consent but more often stresses the offering of no opposition or resistance, sometimes connoting negligence, lack of power, etc. don't let this happen again
  • Allow and permit imply power or authority to give or deny consent, allow connoting a refraining from the enforcement of usual requirements honor students were allowed to miss the examinations, and permit more positively suggesting formal consent or authorization she was permitted to talk to the prisoner
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