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allowance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of allowance

  1. 1 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group as the war progressed, each family's allowance of sugar and flour was reduced Synonyms of allowance allotment, share, cut, end, part, piece, portion, proportion, quota, slice, takeWords Related to allowance lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segmentNear Antonyms of allowance aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole

  2. 2 the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something without the official allowance of the school board, no organization can hold its meetings on school property Synonyms of allowance permission, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, granting, green light, leave, license (or licence), sanction, sufferance, warrantWords Related to allowance imprimatur, seal, signature, stamp; accreditation, certification; liberty, pass; concession, patent, permit; tolerance, toleration; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent, OK (or okay); accord, grantNear Antonyms of allowance denial, refusal, rejection, revocation; taboo (also tabu); injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppression; ban, embargo, exclusionAntonyms of allowance interdiction, prohibition, proscription



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