allow for
phr verb
Allow for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑facility, ↑rule, ↑size
Allow for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑creation, ↑distribution, ↑diversity, ↑establishment, ↑exaggeration, ↑expansion, ↑possibility, ↑wastage

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  • allow for — {v.} To provide for; leave room for; give a chance to; permit. * /She cut the skirt four inches longer to allow for a wide hem./ * /Democracy allows for many differences of opinion./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • allow for — {v.} To provide for; leave room for; give a chance to; permit. * /She cut the skirt four inches longer to allow for a wide hem./ * /Democracy allows for many differences of opinion./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • allow for — verb To take into account when making plans. The problem is that they didnt allow for the extra centimetre of overlap. So it didnt fit correctly …   Wiktionary

  • allow — /euh low /, v.t. 1. to give permission to or for; permit: to allow a student to be absent; No swimming allowed. 2. to let have; give as one s share; grant as one s right: to allow a person $100 for expenses. 3. to permit by neglect, oversight, or …   Universalium

  • allow — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French aluer, alouer to place, apportion, allow, from Middle French allocare more at allocate Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to assign as a share or suitable amount (as of time or money) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Allow — Al*low , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allowing}.] [OE. alouen, OF. alouer, aloer, aluer, F. allouer, fr. LL. allocare to admit as proved, to place, use; confused with OF. aloer, fr. L. allaudare to extol; ad + laudare to praise …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allow — Al*low , v. i. To admit; to concede; to make allowance or abatement. [1913 Webster] Allowing still for the different ways of making it. Addison. [1913 Webster] {To allow of}, to permit; to admit. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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