allowance

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  • Perhaps she would save some of the child allowance in case the children would study further.
  • During the month we'd see how much of our allowances we could save. Cited from Jane Allen: Right Guard, by Edith Bancroft
  • I wonder if other people would make the same allowances for me! Cited from Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, by R.L. Stevenson
  • On the other hand, we must make allowances for our position of advantage. Cited from My Lady Nicotine, by J. M. Barrie
  • Sunday Silence began his three-year-old year by winning an allowance race.
  • They require the allowances to be retired after the end of each year.
  • However, he continued to send her an allowance until her death.
  • In addition, daughter-only families receive an annual allowance from the government.
  • He continued to send her a regular allowance, which may have helped buy her silence.
  • When they married his mother withdrew his allowance and he was forced to work for a living.
  • I could not trouble him, and I did not believe he could make allowances for me. Cited from We and the World, Part I, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • Each unit has numbers showing its attack strength, defense strength, movement allowance and target type.
  • I made allowances, the way one does for a clock that runs too fast or too slow. Cited from Alabaster Box, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  • He asked an increase in the number of medical officers and an increase in their pay and allowances.
  • There is also an allowance given to help pay for district offices.
  • The code also provides for paid annual leave and for child allowances.
  • But you must make allowances, even if you don't understand. Cited from The Great Amulet, by Maud Diver
  • He also received a special lodging allowance until a house could be provided for him two years later.
  • Members are paid an allowance when called up for service.
  • She wrote of families who received allowances for foster children and used them for labor.
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Words starting with allowance

Meaning of allowance

  • noun An amount allowed or granted (as during a given period)
    travel allowance, my weekly allowance of two eggs, a child's allowance should not be too generous
  • noun A sum granted as reimbursement for expenses
  • noun An amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
    an allowance for profit
  • noun A permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  • noun The act of allowing
    He objected to the allowance of smoking in the dining room
  • verb Put on a fixed allowance, as of food