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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Give permission; permit.

Usage examples (26)
  • allow yourself to be inspired. allow yourself to succeed. Dare to excel.
  • We don't allow dogs here
  • I allow for this possibility
  • And don't discount, Kyra, the -- what I call the allow (ph) method of security. for more
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  • If your friends "allow" (permit) you to use their "aloe" (plant whose juice is used medicinally), you'll feel better soon. To go "alow" is a nautical term that means below the deck.
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