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allow

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1 to give permission for or to approve of
  • Flash photography is not allowed inside the museum.
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stand for

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2 to give permission to
  • a boarding school that does not allow students to go on weekend trips without written permission
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3 to fail to prevent (some behavior on someone's part) especially from neglect or indifference
  • Only a lazy gardener would allow the weeds to grow that high.
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put up with

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4 to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly
  • I'll allow I probably said more than I should have.
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come clean (about)

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6 to make able or possible
  • A patient's canceled appointment allowed the doctor to squeeze in a few extra phone calls.
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7 to make a statement of one's opinion
  • He allowed that their new house looked very nice.
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