Definition of allow
admit (an event or activity) as legal or acceptable.
Yu credits his network of creative friends that allowed this event to take place as an example of how we can get involved.
admit the truth of; concede.
Both counsel for the Crown and her Honour allowed that there was an arguable case.
give (someone) permission to do something.
the dissident was allowed to leave the country
give the necessary time or opportunity for.
he stopped for a moment to allow his eyes to adjust
Example of allow
allow an hour or so for driving
allow three days for delivery
A parent's room is provided to allow them to meet in a friendly atmosphere and this will also be a feature of the new school.
a plan to allow Sunday shopping
Because we are prepared to allow people to make their own decisions we cannot be sure just quite where those decisions will take them.
Before we do so, we are prepared to allow you 28 days in which to investigate the position and respond accordingly.
Churchgate will be closed to traffic to allow the event to take place.
Earlier this month the Federal Justice Minister decided to allow the extradition process to begin.
even if we allow that it's true ...
Faced with these figures, it beggars belief that the Government is prepared to allow people to drink around the clock.