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verb as in admit; acknowledge

Strongest match

Weak match

verb as in set aside


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People watch night soaps because the genre allows them to believe in a world where people just react off their baser instincts.

Jett sees this number as a marker of how much the president allows professionals to do the job.

In the most extreme cases, it allows for the extrajudicial killing of black people without consequence.

The doctor tells me I can walk on it right away, “as comfort allows.”

At its most simplified, the revision allows big players more access to insured deposits while making certain types of bets.

For a "cold collation on the occasion of the audit" our Council always allows 10.

Is there any earthly father who would allow his children to suffer as God allows Man to suffer?

But in the great famines, as in India and Russia, God allows millions to die of starvation.

At sea he allows her to wear an easy negligé, but in port she must appear in full dress.

This increased pressure above the balls allows them to return to their original position, under the influence of gravity.

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On this page you'll find 118 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to allows, such as: grant, own, confess, avow, concede, and acquiesce.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.