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What Is The Origin Of The Word Allow?
Allow is an incredibly old word, but doesn’t it make you feel young again when you hear it? Why?
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Origin of allow
OTHER WORDS FROM allowpre·al·low, verb (used with object)
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WHEN TO USE
What are other ways to say allow?
To allow something is to give permission for it. How is allow different from permit and let? Learn more on Thesaurus.com.
How to use allow in a sentence
At the beginning of the pandemic, the FDA took the unprecedented step of allowing companies like Legere’s to distribute antibody tests that were not authorized by the agency.The COVID-19 Charmer: How a Self-Described Felon Convinced Elected Officials to Try to Help Him Profit From the Pandemic|by Vianna Davila, Jeremy Schwartz and Lexi Churchill|September 25, 2020|ProPublica
The environmental group has also called on the administration to tighten the 2019 regulations on surface expressions, which explicitly allowed steam fracking.Gov. Gavin Newsom Says California Is Cracking Down on Oil Spills. But Our Reporting Shows Many Are Still Flowing.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun|September 24, 2020|ProPublica
Memphis Rox also offers a pay-what-you-can cost structure that allows participants to offset normal gym fees with volunteer hours at the gym or a local charity.How Outdoor Companies Can Back Up Their DEI Pledges|Kai Lightner|September 23, 2020|Outside Online
For the more ambitious, backpacking in the dunes and nearby mountains is also allowed—but by permit only.I Tried to Climb the Largest Sand Dune in North America|Emily Pennington|September 22, 2020|Outside Online
As one former employee put it, “they were HUGE cash cows” that allowed the network to lower costs paid to outside companies.He Wanted to Fix Rural America’s Broken Nursing Homes. Now, Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for $76 Million.|by Max Blau for Georgia Health News|September 22, 2020|ProPublica
This week, Florida became the 36th state to allow same-sex marriage.
First, they allow Paul to siphon off attention from whichever potential candidate is making news.
By contrast, a gun will allow a pilot to attack hostile forces that are less than 300 feet from friendly ground forces.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cover with plastic wrap and allow the dates to soften, about 15 minutes.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allow beans to cool completely then remove to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This treacherous sort of calm, we thought, might forbode a storm, and we did not allow it to lull us into security.
I cannot believe that a good God would create or tolerate a Devil, nor that he would allow the Devil to tempt man.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
I allow we shan't never set eyes on ter her, Jos. I've got jest thet feelin' abaout it.
It would not do to allow his son to do anything that would upset his dignity, though he loved him very much indeed.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
I never see sech hosses; 'n' they're jest like kittens; they've ben drefful pets, I allow.