Definisi 'allow'
English to English
verb
1 make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
Example:
• 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
source: wordnet30
2 consent to, give permission
Example:
• 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
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3 let have
Example:
• grant permission
• Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison
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4 give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
Example:
• I will earmark this money for your research
• She sets aside time for meditation every day
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5 make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
Example:
• 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
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6 allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something
Example:
• I allow for this possibility
• The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash
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7 afford possibility
Example:
• This problem admits of no solution
• This short story allows of several different interpretations
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8 allow the other (baseball) team to score
Example:
• give up a run
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9 grant as a discount or in exchange
Example:
• The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera
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10 allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
Example:
• We don't allow dogs here
• Children are not permitted beyond this point
• We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital
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11 To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.
source: webster1913
12 To admit; to concede; to make allowance or abatement.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, allowable, admissive, deny, refuse, grant, granter, keep, prevent, license, permission, permit, licence, calculate, count on, estimate, figure, forecast, allot, countenance, discount, afford, budget for, abide, bear, brook, digest, vouchsafe, pass,

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