Another word for allowance
A periodic gratuity
stipend, salary, wage, commission, fee, recompense, hire, quarterage, pittance, remittance, gift, grant, travel grant, pension, alimony, annuity, stated maintenance, settled rate, endowment, scholarship, fellowship, prize, bounty, interest, subsidy, honorarium, pay, viaticum, stint, bequest, legacy, inheritance, grant for support, contribution, aid, subvention, pocket money, dole*, handout*, pin money*.
Another word for allowancenoun
The approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority:approbation, approval, authorization, consent, endorsement, leave2, license, permission, permit, sanction. (Informal) OK. See allow
That which is allotted:allocation, allotment, dole, lot, measure, part, portion, quantum, quota, ration, share, split. (Informal) cut. (Slang) divvy. See collect
An accommodation made in the light of special or extenuating circumstances:concession. See agree