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Definizione monolingua allow



allow (third-person singular simple present allows, present participle allowing, simple past and past participle allowed)

  1. (transitive) To grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have.
    To allow a servant his liberty
    To allow a free passage
    To allow one day for rest.
    • 1895, Anton Chekhov, translated by Constance Garnett - Ariadne
      ...he needed a great deal of money, but his uncle only allowed him two thousand roubles a year, which was not enough, and for days together he would run about Moscow with his tongue out, as the saying is
  2. (transitive) To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
    To allow a right
    To allow a claim
    To allow the truth of a proposition.
    • (Can we date this quote?) William Makepeace Thackeray.
      I allow, with Mrs. Grundy and most moralists, that Miss Newcomes conduct . . . was highly reprehensible.
  3. (transitive) To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; especially to abate or deduct;
    To allow a sum for leakage.
  4. (transitive) To grant license to; to permit; to consent to.
    To allow a son to be absent
    Smoking allowed only in designated areas.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii
      With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get […]
  5. To not bar or obstruct.
    Although I dont consent to their holding such meetings, I will allow them for the time being.
  6. (intransitive) To acknowledge or concede.
    • 2000, George RR Martin, A Storm of Swords, Bantam 2011, p. 154:
      Half the night passed before the wench allowed that it might be safe to stop.
  7. (transitive) To take into account by making an allowance.
    When calculating a budget for a construction project, always allow for contingencies.
  8. (transitive) To render physically possible
    • 1824, Washington Irving, The Devil and Tom Walker
      The inlet allowed a facility to bring the money in a boat secretly and at night to the very foot of the hill.

Definizione italiano>inglese allow

  to let something happen, to admit, to concede
  To permit someone else to perform an action. For example, to let someone else see your online status, send you messages, or see your public Messenger information.
esserer d’accordo
  to let something happen, to admit, to concede
mettere in libertà

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

permettere ,consentire ,accogliere ,accettare ,amméttere

Il nostro dizionario è liberamente ispirato al wikidizionario .... The online encyclopedia in which any reasonable person can join us in writing and editing entries on any encyclopedic topic


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