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Meaning of word allow from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

allow   verb

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : let, permit

Stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state.

We must prevent the cancer from spreading.
His snoring kept me from falling asleep.
Keep the child from eating the marbles.
keep, prevent

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : countenance, let, permit

Command against.

I forbid you to call me late at night.
Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store.
Dad nixed our plans.
disallow, forbid, interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto

Meaning : Let have.

Example : Grant permission.
Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison.

Synonyms : grant

प्रस्ताव आदि मान लेना या किसी काम को करने के लिए साकारात्मक रूप से स्वीकार करना।

प्राध्यापक ने हमारे इस काम को स्वीकृति दी।
ठप्पा लगाना, मंजूरी देना, मुहर लगाना, मोहर लगाना, सकारना, सहमति देना, स्वीकार करना, स्वीकारना, स्वीकृति देना, हरी झंडी दिखाना, हरी झंडी देना, हाँ करना

Refuse to let have.

She denies me every pleasure.
He denies her her weekly allowance.
deny, refuse

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : appropriate, earmark, reserve, set aside

* किसी विशेष काम, व्यक्ति आदि के लिए कोई साधन नियुक्त करना या देना।

मेरी पढ़ाई के लिए पिताजी ने कुछ पैसे अलग रखा है।
अलग निकालना, अलग रक्षित करना, अलग रखना, पृथक निकालना, पृथक रक्षित करना

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : allow for, leave, provide

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : take into account

Meaning : Afford possibility.

Example : This problem admits of no solution.
This short story allows of several different interpretations.

Synonyms : admit

Meaning : Allow the other (baseball) team to score.

Example : Give up a run.

Synonyms : give up

Meaning : Grant as a discount or in exchange.

Example : The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera.

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : permit, tolerate


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