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Definition of Allow

Allow

  1. To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.
  2. To like; to be suited or pleased with.
  3. To sanction; to invest; to intrust.
  4. To grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have; as, to allow a servant his liberty; to allow a free passage; to allow one day for rest.
  5. To own or acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion; as, to allow a right; to allow a claim; to allow the truth of a proposition.
  6. To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; esp. to abate or deduct; as, to allow a sum for leakage.
  7. To grant license to; to permit; to consent to; as, to allow a son to be absent.
  8. To admit; to concede; to make allowance or abatement.

Allow Quotations

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
Octavia Butler

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us. - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Harvey Fierstein

I've learned in my life that it's important to be able to step outside your comfort zone and be challenged with something you're not familiar or accustomed to. That challenge will allow you to see what you can do.
J. R. Martinez

You cannot give up on the American dream. We cannot allow our fears and our disappointments to lead us into silence and into inaction.
Marco Rubio
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Allow Translations

allow in Afrikaans is laat
allow in Dutch is laten, laten begaan, laten schieten
allow in French is laisser, permettre
allow in Latin is concedo, praebeo, fateor, exhibeo exibeo, sino
allow in Portuguese is reserve
allow in Spanish is caber, permitir
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