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allow [ uh-lou ]
Main Entry: allow
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: admit; acknowledge
Synonyms: acquiesce, avow, concede, confess, grant, let on, own
Antonyms: deny, refuse, reject
Main Entry: allow
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: permit an action
Synonyms: accord, accredit, admit, approve, authorize, be big, be game for, bear, brook, certify, commission, consent, empower, endorse, endure, favor, free up, give a blank check, give carte blanche, give leave, give permission, give the go-ahead, give the green light, go along with, grant permission, hear of, hold with, indulge, let, license, live with, oblige, okay, pass, pass on, put up with, recognize, release, sanction, sit still for, stand, suffer, support, take kindly to, tolerate, warrant
Antonyms: deny, disallow, disapprove, forbid, prohibit, protest, refuse, reject, resist, withstand
Main Entry: allow
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: set aside
Synonyms: admeasure, allocate, allot, apportion, assign, deduct, give, grant, lot, mete, provide, remit, spare
Antonyms: hold, keep
Main Entry: accede
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree or consent
Synonyms: accept, acquiesce, admit, allow, assent, be game for, cave in, comply, concede, concur, cooperate, cry uncle, endorse, enter into, fold, give the go-ahead, give the green light, go along with, grant, let, okay, permit, play ball, roll over and play dead, subscribe, throw in the towel, yield
Antonyms: condemn, demur, denounce, denounce, deny, protest, refuse
Main Entry: accord
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give approval, grant
Synonyms: accede, acquiesce, admit, allow, award, bestow, concede, confer, endow, give, present, render, tender, vouchsafe
Antonyms: argue, challenge, deny, disallow, disapprove, oppose, question, refuse, withhold
Main Entry: acknowledge
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: verbally recognize authority
Synonyms: accede, accept, acquiesce, agree, allow, approve, attest to, certify, defend, defer to, endorse, grant, own, ratify, recognize, subscribe to, support, take an oath, uphold, yield
Antonyms: forswear, ignore, refuse, renounce, repudiate
Main Entry: acknowledge
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: admit truth or reality of something
Synonyms: accede, accept, acquiesce, allow, avow, come clean, come out of closet, concede, confess, cop a plea, crack*, declare, fess up, get off chest, grant, let on, open up, own, profess, recognize, yield
Antonyms: abjure, contradict, disavow, renounce
Main Entry: acquiesce
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree with some reluctance
Synonyms: accede, accept, accommodate, adapt, adjust, agree, allow, approve, bow to, buy, cave in, come across, come around, comply, concur, conform, consent, cry uncle, cut a deal, ditto*, give in, give out, go along, jibe, okay, pass, play ball, reconcile, roll over and play dead, say uncle, set, shake on, submit, subscribe, yes, yield
Antonyms: disagree, dissent, object, protest
Main Entry: admit
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: confess, acknowledge
Synonyms: accept, accord, acquiesce, adopt, affirm, agree, allow, approve, avow, bare, bring to light, communicate, concede, concur, confide, confirm, consent, cop a plea, credit, declare, disclose, divulge, enumerate, expose, go into details, grant, indicate, let, let on, make known, narrate, number, open up, own, own up, permit, proclaim, profess, recite, recognize, relate, reveal, spill*, subscribe to, talk, tell, tolerate, uncover, unveil, yield
Antonyms: confute, deny, dispute, dissent, gainsay, refuse
Main Entry: afford
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: able to have or do; within financial means
Synonyms: allow, be able to, be disposed to, bear, have enough for, have the means for, incur, manage, spare, stand, support, sustain
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