allow

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  • This allows for safety should the entire team be taken off their feet.
  • He was allowed to keep a personal guard of six hundred men.
  • The Dutch were not allowed to hold any religious services on the island.
  • The changes allows a player taking a free hit to pass the ball to themselves.
  • They were allowed to work and to go to school.
  • Until recently, women were allowed entry only one day in the year.
  • Thus, courts will generally allow a class action in such a situation.
  • This game allows people to do nothing but watch television and drink with purpose.
  • This allows users to use the service on any type of operating service.
  • The cell surface area can also be increased, to allow higher current from each cell.
  • At other times, members of the public are allowed access.
  • This also allowed for far more interesting views from each house.
  • I remember the Time you would by no Means have allow'd this. Cited from An Enquiry on War, by Bernard Mandeville
  • Using the field notion and field theory allows these problems to be settled.
  • It engaged students and allowed them to learn by doing.
  • Only one member party per region is allowed.
  • Their small programming team allowed for a larger design group.
  • This also provided the necessary circumstances to allow the boy to change residence to live with his mother.
  • This allows a single playing surface to target a number of different devices.
  • For the latter, his contract allowed him to produce his films without a set release schedule.
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Meaning of allow

  • verb Let have
    grant permission, Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison
  • verb 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 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 Grant as a discount or in exchange
    The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera
  • verb 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