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synonyms for allowances

  • compensation package
  • perk
  • perquisite
  • additional benefit
  • benefits
  • employee benefit
  • extra
  • gravy
  • lagniappe
  • perks
  • perquisites
  • plus
  • privilege
  • reward
  • solatium
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How to use allowances in a sentence

They are prepared to make allowances for lack of shell; lack of guns; lack of high explosives.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Old and new measurements, tonnage, time allowances and movable ballast, are all a sealed book to me.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All sorts of allowances are made for the illusions of youth; and none, or almost none, for the disenchantments of age.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The margin of uncertainty which must be met by empirical allowances on the side of safety has been steadily diminished.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The people receive allowances of corn, and the rich support the needy, according to an ancient usage.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
And as your relation has received no pay and allowances, as you state, pray, by what means has he maintained himself?
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
On the other hand, the case was complicated—not in principle (that was beastly clear)—but by allowances in practise.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
But perhaps we ought to make allowances for men who have studied neither nature nor universal history.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
His companions make allowances for him: men of genius are often thus.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
You know, Betty, you've got to make allowances for people, or you'd never get along with 'em.
WE TENLYDA FARRINGTON KRAUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALLOWANCES

  • additional benefit
  • allowances
  • benefits
  • compensation package
  • employee benefit
  • extra
  • gravy
  • lagniappe
  • perk
  • perks
  • perquisite
  • perquisites
  • plus
  • privilege
  • reward
  • solatium
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.