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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

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.
Wayne Dyer

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

You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
Paulo Coelho

Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
Eileen Caddy
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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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