allow of

Definition of allow of

formal
:to make (something) possible :permit
  • The evidence allows of two possible interpretations.

Word by Word Definitions

allow play
  1. : permit

  2. : to fail to restrain or prevent

  3. : to assign as a share or suitable amount (as of time or money)


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