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To permit (someone) to have or do something
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“I really hope my parents will allow me to go to the Foo Fighters concert.”
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To grant something to someone
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“You do realize that if I allow free access to you, it will set a terrible precedent.”
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To set aside or reserve for a particular purpose
“Please allow at least half an hour for the appointment.”
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(allow for) To take into consideration or make allowances for
“The calculations should allow for your location and family size.”
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(reporting verb) To acknowledge, or concede, the truth of
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“I, together with many on this board, allow that your actions were in conformance with company protocols.”
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To tolerate
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“I will not allow any form of failure!”
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To let out as a share or portion
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“Lenny was apprehensive at first but relented to allow each of his friends a set of building blocks to play.”
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(somewhat rare) To make a statement of opinion
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“I will allow that the gardener's meticulous work on finer details of the garden was admirable.”
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Admit that one has committed a crime or done something wrong
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To allow to be used by someone temporarily, on condition that it or its equivalent will be returned
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To regard or consider in a specified way
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Expect
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To act in preparation for something
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To hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
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To inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially ceremonially
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To admit or welcome into a place or a group
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To make available
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To take one thing from another
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To contribute or add (a quality) to
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To have enough money to pay for
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To believe as valid or correct
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To confront, or come up against, a given situation
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