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Allow

Antonyms for allow:

disapprove, forbid, refuse, disown, disavow, deny, disallow, repudiate, keep, withhold, veto, prevent, prohibit.

Synonyms for allow:

Sense 1

double jeopardy, vest, Disallowance, verboten, file for, preclusive, squeeze in, fess up, cross examine, deterrence, approbate, witness to, encourage, admeasure, assume, proscription, live and let live, determent, litigious, obviation, impermissible, hear, proceed against, go before, Forfend, let on, come before, defend, nonappearance, litigate, plead, admit of, profess, cough up, agree to, swear in, arraign, stand-down, preclusion, put aside, cinch, try, deal in, forbiddance, interdiction, permit of, sue, forestallment, climb down.

Sense 4

fit in, accredit, cite, confess, judge, get off, debar, stand for, avert, affirm, excuse, bring.

Sense 5

mandate, convey, channel, defeat, move, conduct, find.

Sense 6

call, rise.

Sense 7

transmit, warrant.

Sense 8

cross, ward.

Sense 9

carry.

Sense 10

clear.

Sense 11

lot.

Sense 14

go.

agree

consent, assent, pass on.

authorize

license.

charter

lease.

empower

empower.

endure

bear, go.

give

impart, throw in.

harmonize

agree.

leave

leave, leave behind.

permit

approbate.

produce

yield.

Sense 2 (noun)

encourage, put through, open up, carry, lubricate, recognize.

Sense 3 (noun)

cite, arraign, appeal, bring, bring before, appear, call.

Sense 4 (noun)

mandate.

Sense 5 (noun)

hand over, approbate, deal in.

Sense 6 (noun)

fit in, put aside, squeeze in, find.

Sense 7 (noun)

admeasure, lot.

Sense 8 (noun)

fess up, confess, affirm, avow, own.

allow for (noun)

include, provide for, take into account, consider.

admit; acknowledge (verb)

let on, concede, acquiesce, confess, own, avow, grant.

allot (verb)

ration, give, Mete, allocate, allot, segment, set, apportion, budget, divide, partition, slice, share, earmark, measure, split, cut, dispense, distribute, parcel, portion, assign, deal.

compromise (verb)

appease, mediate, compromise, settle, compensate, concede, reconcile, bargain, adjust, accommodate.

consent (verb)

consent, let, endorse, concur, accept, ratify, sanction, condone, assent, approve, acquiesce.

enable (verb)

license, empower, authorize, enable, permit, commission, facilitate.

give (verb)

supply, present, grant, shower, ascribe, deliver, lend, send, tender, furnish, award, endow, help, disburse, fund, serve, attribute, render, devote, pledge, offer, bequeath, impart, extend, submit, expend, bestow, pay, consign, donate, assist, lavish, provide, contribute, dole.

permit (verb)

enfranchise, release, tolerate, bless.

permit an action (verb)

endorse, consent, pass, endure, authorize, pass on, certify, brook, let, commission, admit, bear, tolerate, accredit, license, suffer, recognize, release, sanction, empower, approve, support, warrant, stand, accord.

portion (verb)

subdivide, dismember, chunk, halve, zone, compartmentalize, piece.

qualify (verb)

except, limit, reserve, modify, mitigate, temper, stipulate, qualify.

set aside (verb)

lot, remit, provide, assign, admeasure, spare, Mete, give, apportion, allot, allocate.

social (verb)

let, give up, permit.

Usage examples for allow:

  • But Hubert could not quite allow the matter to rest there. - "Helena Brett's Career", Desmond Coke.
  • We will not allow them to do it! - "Andreas Hofer", Lousia Muhlbach.
  • Allow me to return the necklace. - "McAllister and His Double", Arthur Train.

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fallen, headlong, heavenward, skyward, bouncy, downhill, timber, uphill, under, ascending.

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