allow - definitions and synonyms

allow verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

    Example Sentenses:

    • This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement

    • This permits the water to rush in

    • This will permit the rain to run off

    Synonyms:

    let / permit
  2. English Meaning: 

    : consent to, give permission

    Example Sentenses:

    • I cannot allow you to see your exam

    • She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband

    • I won't let the police search her basement

    Synonyms:

    countenance / let / permit
  3. English Meaning: 

    : let have

    Example Sentenses:

    • Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison

    • grant permission

    Synonyms:

    grant
  4. English Meaning: 

    : give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    مخصوص کرنا - مختص کرنا - کسی خاص مقصد کے لیے الگ کرنا - تفویض کرنا - نکال رکھنا - علیحدہ رکھنا - فنڈ یا رقم مہیا کرنا - اٹھا رکھنا - ایک طرف کرنا - علیحدہ کر دینا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • I will earmark this money for your research

    • She sets aside time for meditation every day

  5. English Meaning: 

    : make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain

    Example Sentenses:

    • The evidence allows only one conclusion

    • allow for mistakes

    • This leaves no room for improvement

    • leave lots of time for the trip

    • This procedure provides for lots of leeway

    Synonyms:

    allow for / leave / provide
  6. English Meaning: 

    : allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something

    Example Sentenses:

    • I allow for this possibility

    • The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash

    Synonyms:

    take into account
  7. English Meaning: 

    : afford possibility

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    گنجائش ہونا - گنجائش چھوڑنا - گنجائش رکھنا - موقع دینا - امکان بہم پہنچانا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • This short story allows of several different interpretations

    • This problem admits of no solution

    Synonyms:

    admit
  8. English Meaning: 

    : allow the other (baseball) team to score

    Example Sentenses:

    • give up a run

    Synonyms:

    give up
  9. English Meaning: 

    : grant as a discount or in exchange

    Example Sentenses:

    • The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera

  10. English Meaning: 

    : allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

    Example Sentenses:

    • We don't allow dogs here

    • Children are not permitted beyond this point

    • We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital

    Synonyms:

    permit / tolerate