Allow: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Antonyms Hypernym Verb Group
let 219 Make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen This permits the water to rush in, “This sealed door won’t allow the water come into the basement”, This will permit the rain to run off Verb prevent No Data No Data
allow 65 Make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen This permits the water to rush in, “This sealed door won’t allow the water come into the basement”, This will permit the rain to run off Verb No Data No Data No Data
permit 55 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 Verb forbid accept Allow
allow 49 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 Verb disallow accept Allow
permit 39 Make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen This permits the water to rush in, “This sealed door won’t allow the water come into the basement”, This will permit the rain to run off Verb No Data No Data No Data
leave 19 Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain This leaves no room for improvement, The evidence allows only one conclusion, allow for mistakes, leave lots of time for the trip, This procedure provides for lots of leeway Verb No Data yield Admit
allow 17 Let have grant permission, Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison Verb deny give Permit
grant 14 Let have grant permission, Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison Verb No Data give Permit
take into account 12 Allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something I allow for this possibility, The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash Verb No Data calculate No Data
appropriate 11 Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause I will earmark this money for your research, She sets aside time for meditation every day Verb No Data assign No Data
allow 8 Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause I will earmark this money for your research, She sets aside time for meditation every day Verb No Data assign No Data
allow for 8 Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain This leaves no room for improvement, The evidence allows only one conclusion, allow for mistakes, leave lots of time for the trip, This procedure provides for lots of leeway Verb No Data yield Admit
set aside 6 Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause I will earmark this money for your research, She sets aside time for meditation every day Verb No Data assign No Data
reserve 6 Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause I will earmark this money for your research, She sets aside time for meditation every day Verb No Data assign No Data
allow 3 Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain This leaves no room for improvement, The evidence allows only one conclusion, allow for mistakes, leave lots of time for the trip, This procedure provides for lots of leeway Verb No Data yield Admit
allow 3 Allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something I allow for this possibility, The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash Verb No Data calculate No Data
let 2 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 Verb No Data accept Allow
give up 1 Allow the other (baseball) team to score give up a run Verb No Data No Data No Data
countenance 0 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 Verb No Data accept Allow
permit 0 Allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting “We don’t allow dogs here”, Children are not permitted beyond this point, We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital Verb No Data permit No Data
allow 0 Allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting “We don’t allow dogs here”, Children are not permitted beyond this point, We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital Verb No Data permit No Data
allow 0 Grant as a discount or in exchange The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera Verb No Data discount No Data
provide 0 Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain This leaves no room for improvement, The evidence allows only one conclusion, allow for mistakes, leave lots of time for the trip, This procedure provides for lots of leeway Verb No Data yield Admit
allow 0 Allow the other (baseball) team to score give up a run Verb No Data No Data No Data
allow 0 Afford possibility This problem admits of no solution, This short story allows of several different interpretations Verb No Data No Data Leave
admit 0 Afford possibility This problem admits of no solution, This short story allows of several different interpretations Verb No Data No Data Leave
earmark 0 Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause I will earmark this money for your research, She sets aside time for meditation every day Verb No Data assign No Data
tolerate 0 Allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting “We don’t allow dogs here”, Children are not permitted beyond this point, We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital Verb No Data permit No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Allow" have?

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The word "Allow" has 28 meanings. The most frequent meaning is let.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Allow"?

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Is the word "Allow" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Allow" has a maximum frequency of 219.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Allow"?

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The word "Allow" has no synonyms.

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