Allow

Word ALLOW
Character 5
Hyphenation al low
Pronunciations /əˈlaʊ/

Definitions and meanings of "Allow"

What do we mean by allow?

To let do or happen; permit. intransitive verb

To permit the presence of. intransitive verb

To permit to have. intransitive verb

To make provision for; assign. intransitive verb

To plan for in case of need. intransitive verb

To grant as a discount or in exchange. intransitive verb

To admit; concede. intransitive verb

To think; suppose. intransitive verb

To assert; declare. intransitive verb

To offer a possibility; admit. intransitive verb

To take a possibility into account; make allowance. intransitive verb

To praise or commend; approve, justify, or sanction.

To grant, give, or yield; assign; afford: as, to allow a free passage.

To admit; concede; confess; own; acknowledge: as, to allow the right of private judgment; he allowed that he was wrong; he allowed it might be so.

To abate or deduct; take into account; set apart: as, to allow so much for loss; to allow a sum for tare or leakage.

To grant permission to; permit: as, to allow a son to be absent.

To grant special license or indulgence to.

To invest; intrust.

To assert, declare, say; or, of mental assertion, to mean, purpose, intend, or, simply, think: the concessive sense presented assertively.

To grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have.

To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.

To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; especially to abate or deduct.

To grant license to; to permit; to consent to.

To not bar or obstruct.

To acknowledge or concede.

To take into account by making an allowance.

To render physically possible.

To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.

To sanction; to invest; to entrust.

To like; to be suited or pleased with.

To say A-LLOW means eitha forget that or hell naw. Urban Dictionary

-Let it be -Forget about it -Don't let it trouble you -Don't even think about it -Fuck that shit -Don't bother with it -Not now, some other time Urban Dictionary

Stop, don't do that, no Urban Dictionary

To let it be. In other word, no. Urban Dictionary

To leave alone Urban Dictionary

To disagree, or to say no Urban Dictionary

To permit participation; to commend Urban Dictionary

"allow it" means to just leave something alone, or don't worry about it. People in West London say this quite often. Urban Dictionary

Many people have said that this word means 'leave it out' or 'don't bother'. We it does mean this but it is also used as a sign of agreement to a situation. It largely depends on the tone So it can either mean 'fuck that', 'can't be arsed' or on the other had 'yeah mate', 'lets have some of that' If said in the negative term it would be said with a lowering in the pitch of voice towards the end of the phrase, if however said in the positive it would be said with a rise in the pitch of the voice towards the end of the phrase. As well as this in the positive it is accompanied by the whip thing chavs do on the 'that' Urban Dictionary

What all you wannabe thugs are living off of. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Allow

The word "allow" in example sentences

Could this change in the definition allow patients, who would otherwise be denied treatment, to receive the help they sought? ❋ N.D. Michael Stanclift (2012)

And don't discount, Kyra, the -- what I call the allow (ph) method of security. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Weidenbaum: How far ahead do you plan — do you know exactly what Projekt is releasing this year, or does the size of your label allow you to act more spontaneously? ❋ Unknown (2002)

MAN said the division, which comprises diesel - and turbo-engine operations, is still feeling the aftermath of the recession, but a solid order backlog will "again allow it to generate double-digit return on sales" for the full year. ❋ Christoph Rauwald (2010)

Adding another layer of importance to the game is that it's possible that the NHL won't again allow its athletes to perform in the Olympics. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The two states (Michigan and South Dakota) I've lived in allow you to use a bow during the firearm season under that license. ❋ Unknown (2010)

It also has said it is considering a plan to once again allow genetically modified sugar beets by the end of this year in time for planting in March, but it hasn 't said how it might do that. ❋ Bill Tomson (2010)

But my point is simply that the American public will never again allow the draft to be implemented. ❋ Unknown (2009)

But we should never again allow a FICA or SECA tax increase to be enacted. ❋ Unknown (2009)

However, the President also singled out the American Constitution: ... the Constitution allows for many things, but what it does not allow is the most revealing. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This system will once again allow clients to buy goods and services on-line through the website in a fast and secure manner. ❋ Unknown (2009)

How will the information that you obtain allow you to answer the research question? ❋ Unknown (2009)

The Shuttle-C concept would also again allow the possibility of leaving the spent external tanks in orbit, to be collected and assembled into a large orbital facility. ❋ Unknown (2009)

''shall we go and see wat [dion] and letesha are doin?'' ''nah man [allow dat] dey probly [shaggin] each otha or sumthin'' ❋ Sonia_uk (2003)

-"[Allow that] bitch, she's rough!" -"Want some next blast of this Bells, blud? Nah... [allow that] man, that shit's harsh!" - "Come we go Wetherspoons, last place open round these ends at this time. init!" -"Allow that! That fucking place is full of old [ropey], haggard cunts. ❋ SSmaug (2006)

allow [drugs] ['low] [townies] ❋ Queen B (2003)

- Any [one up] for some [herpes]? - [ALLOW] ❋ Seniorwrangler (2008)

"ey [come we] jack that little [neek] there" "nah blud allow him, jack that [next man]" "seen bedjin seen" "saaaaaaafe" ❋ Roxxor (2004)

[Allow] [going to the movies] its gonna be [lint]! ❋ SLAM (2003)

1: I just got me a share bag of Dorritos! 2: Allow! I'm starving! 1: Did you see Van [Persie's] strike against [Everton]? 2: Yeah! [Allow that] goal! ❋ J-drizzle (2014)

[Ahmed]: Wanna walk to the station? Joseph: Nah, allow it blud, [can't be arsed], [I'mma] get the bus. ❋ Ak47 (2004)

Jim: Mate have u got dat new playstation game where ya like kill people Ben: Yeah mate [allow that] (pulls off a whip) OR Benson: You know we gotta be up at 6am tomorrow!!! [Hedges]: [Allow that] ❋ The Chicken Shack Crew (2005)

I can't [buy a] [sac] today because my dad [grounded] me and took my allowance. ❋ Big Mamma Lau (2003)

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