Definitions For Allowance


  • The act of allowing
  • A permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  • An amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
  • An amount allowed or granted (as during a given period)
  • A sum granted as reimbursement for expenses
  • A reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
  • An amount of money that is given to someone regularly or for a specific purpose
  • A small amount of money that is regularly given to children by their parents
  • An amount of something (such as time) that is allowed or available


  • Put on a fixed allowance, as of food

Is Allowance a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Allowance is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Allowance in a Sentence

  • A monthly allowance for household expenses
  • Each of their children gets a weekly allowance of five dollars.
  • The recommended daily allowance of vitamin C

Synonyms for Allowance

Antonyms for Allowance

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