Synonyms for Allow:
n.lubricate, put through, open up, encourage, carry, help along, recognize. bring, appear, deduct, subtract, arraign, claim, call, appeal, bring before, add to, cite. give/get the go-ahead, mandate, say yes. open doors, give someone a try, hand over, give someone enough rope (to hang themselves), deal in, approbate. have time on your hands, squeeze in, fit in, find (the) time, put aside, find. collect, lot, admeasure, measure out. fess up, knowledge, avow, own, confess, affirm. •allow for (noun)
provide for, take into account.
v.•admit; acknowledge (verb)
concede, grant, confess, avow, acquiesce, own, let on.
cut, deal, measure, apportion, parcel, earmark, share, partition, Mete, set, split, dispense, segment, distribute, allot, slice, assign, divide, budget, allocate, portion, ration, give.
appease, adjust, accommodate, settle, compensate, reconcile, bargain, compromise, mediate, concede.
concur, approve, let, ratify, assent, endorse, condone, acquiesce, sanction, accept, consent.
empower, facilitate, enable, commission, authorize, permit, license.
deliver, extend, award, serve, bequeath, endow, devote, donate, help, attribute, present, offer, send, disburse, pledge, pay, assist, impart, furnish, expend, bestow, contribute, ascribe, grant, shower, provide, render, lend, tender, consign, dole, supply, lavish, submit, fund.
enfranchise, release, bless, tolerate.
•permit an action (verb)
commission, tolerate, warrant, accredit, license, consent, oblige, go along with, release, favor, recognize, empower, endorse, hear of, authorize, certify, approve, put up with, indulge, sanction, let.
dismember, piece, halve, compartmentalize, chunk, zone, subdivide.
modify, limit, except, qualify, reserve, temper, stipulate, mitigate.
•set aside (verb)
allot, allocate, admeasure, Mete, assign, provide, apportion, deduct, lot, give.
permit, give up, let.
arraign, approbate, admeasure, squeeze in, let on, put aside, encourage, profess, fess up, deal in. bring, confess, cite, affirm, accredit, stand for, fit in. find, mandate. call. warrant. carry. lot. •agree
Usage examples for allow
Would you allow me? – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn