What is another word for allowing?

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Verb
Present participle for to permit (someone) to have or do something
“I really hope my parents will allow me to go to the Foo Fighters concert.”
Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for to set aside or reserve for a particular purpose
“Please allow at least half an hour for the appointment.”
Verb
(allow for) Present participle 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.”
Verb
(reporting verb) Present participle for to acknowledge, or concede, the truth of
“I, together with many on this board, allow that your actions were in conformance with company protocols.”
Verb
Present participle for to tolerate
“I will not allow any form of failure!”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
(somewhat rare) Present participle for to make a statement of opinion
“I will allow that the gardener's meticulous work on finer details of the garden was admirable.”
Adjective
Kind or lenient, often to excess
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Adjective
Consenting
Adjective
(susceptible of) Capable or admitting of
Noun
Act of recognizing the truth of something
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Noun
Permission to enter
Noun
The act of bestowing as a gift
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Conjunction
Supposing it is the case that
Conjunction
Despite the fact that
Preposition
Taking into account
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