allow as how
Definition of allow as how
: to admit She allowed as how the situation was serious.
Word by Word Definitions
: to fail to restrain or prevent
: to assign as a share or suitable amount (as of time or money)
: in what manner or way
: for what reason : why
: with what meaning : to what effect
: the way or manner in which
: the state or condition in which
: a question about manner or method
: manner, method
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