allow

Part of speech: verb

To put no obstacle in the way of; permit; tolerate; approve.

Part of speech: verb

To grant; allot; give; admit; acknowledge.

Part of speech: verb

To make allowance for; deduct.

Part of speech: verb

To make allowance, concession, or abatement.

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Usage examples "allow":

  1. " I will not allow that. - "The Claverings", Anthony Trollope.
  2. Ask my mother, my daughter; you may be sure that they will never allow the child to be left in any one else's care! - "Heidi", Johanna Spyri.
  3. Will you allow me to order our tea here? - "Abbé Aubain and Mosaics", Prosper Mérimée.