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al·low

allow

 
 
pronunciation:
laU
part of speech: verb
inflections: allows, allowing, allowed
definition 1: to let; permit.
We allowed him to go.
synonyms:
authorize, let, permit
antonyms:
forbid, prevent, prohibit
similar words:
abide, approve, enable, grant, tolerate
definition 2: to give or set aside.
Her mother allowed her ten dollars a week for spending money.
synonyms:
allot
similar words:
provide, spare