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Permitted given the place, situation or condition
“Shorts are allowed at this establishment during summer, but not in winter.”
To have permitted (someone) to have or do something
“My parents allowed me to go to the Foo Fighters concert.”
To have granted something to someone
“I set a terrible precedent when I allowed you free access.”
To have set aside or reserved for a particular purpose
“I allowed at least half an hour for the appointment.”
(allowed for) To have accommodated or made provisions for
“The hospital allowed for new patients by moving recovering patients to a different ward.”
To have acknowledged, or conceded, the truth of
“The board allowed that his actions were in conformance with company protocols.”
To have tolerated
“No form of failure is allowed here!”
To have let out as a share or portion
“Lenny allowed each of his friends a set of building blocks to play with.”
(somewhat rare) To have made a statement of opinion
“I allowed that the gardener's meticulous work on the finer details of the garden was admirable.”
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