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Allow
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Allow as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 29 answers for the crossword clue 'Allow', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Allow a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Allow as an answer itself some 139 times.

Allow is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Wednesday, 15 December 2021 with the answer being LET, we also found LET to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day"
  • Let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
  • Make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen; "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"
  • Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
  • Allow the other (baseball) team to score; "give up a run"
  • Allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something; "I allow for this possibility"; "The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"
  • Allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting; "We don't allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"
  • Grant as a discount or in exchange; "The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera"
  • Afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"
  • Consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

LET
A serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again

OWN
Have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"

4 Letters

OKAY
An endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"

5 Letters

ADMIT
Afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"

GRANT
The act of providing a subsidy

LEAVE
The act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"

OPINE
Expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"

YIELD
Production of a certain amount

6 Letters

ENABLE
Render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"

GIVEUP
Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

PERMIT
Large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies

7 Letters

CONCEDE
Be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"

EARMARK
A distinctive characteristic or attribute

ENTITLE
Give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

LICENSE
A legal document giving official permission to do something

PROVIDE
Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"

RESERVE
Formality and propriety of manner

8 Letters

ALLOWFOR
Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"

LEGALIZE
Make legal; "Marijuana should be legalized"

SANCTION
A mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards

SETASIDE
Make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan"

TOLERATE
Have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"

9 Letters

ADMISSION
The act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"

AUTHORIZE
Grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

10 Letters

ADMITTANCE
The act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"

11 Letters

ACKNOWLEDGE
Accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"

APPROPRIATE
Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day"

COUNTENANCE
The appearance conveyed by a person's face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage"

15 Letters

TAKEINTOACCOUNT
Allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something; "I allow for this possibility"; "The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"

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