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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
“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 accommodate or make provisions for
“As you are well into your road to recovery, we will have to move you to another ward to allow for new patients.”
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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
“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
“I will allow that the gardener's meticulous work on finer details of the garden was admirable.”
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To accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object
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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 perceive or have an opinion about
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To make possible or attainable
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Expect
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To act in preparation for something
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Allow entry or use
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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 cermonially
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To make available
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To take one thing from another
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To have confidence in a person in terms of their ability to execute a task
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Give rest, relief
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Give up; let go
axeUK
axUS
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To treat with great care, attention or indulgence
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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 lease or hire by charter
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To bestow an award or prize for merit or achievement
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To confront, or come up against, a given situation
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