Definitions For Allow


  • Allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something
  • Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
  • Consent to, give permission
  • Allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
  • Let have
  • Grant as a discount or in exchange
  • Make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
  • Allow the other (baseball) team to score
  • Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
  • Afford possibility
  • To permit (something) : to regard or treat (something) as acceptable
  • To permit (someone) to have or do something
  • To permit (someone) to go or come in, out, etc.

Is Allow a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Allow is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Allow in a Sentence

  • A religion that does not allow divorce
  • They don't allow smoking in this hotel.
  • I want to change my schedule, but my boss won't allow it.

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Antonyms for Allow

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