Definition of Allow for

1. Verb. Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain. "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"

Exact synonyms: Allow, Leave, Provide
Generic synonyms: Afford, Give, Yield
Related verbs: Admit, Allow



Definition of Allow for

1. Verb. To take into account when making plans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allow For

allotting
allotypes
allotypic
allotypic determinants
allotypic marker
allotypical
allotypically
allotypies
allotypy
allouing
allover
allovers
allow
allow'd
allow for (current term)
allow in
allow nature to take her course
allow nature to take its course
allowabilities
allowability
allowable
allowableness
allowables
allowably
allowance account
allowanced
allowances
allowancing

Literary usage of Allow for

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"It takes place forward and back, and the shoe should k long enough to allow for it. It is produced by the flattening of tit FIG. 9. ..."

2. Handbook of hydraulics for the solution of hydraulic problems by Horace Williams King (1918)
"For purposes of design 45 per cent. to be added to Q to allow for deterioration. ... Add 5 per cent. to Q to allow for deterioration. v = 232.8C°-679 s°-6« ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The budget must allow for an ample reserve of appliances. The division of a building or large " risk " into a number of minor ones is only possible to a ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"It takes place forward and back, and the shoe should be long enough to allow for it. It is produced by the flattening of tie Fio. 9. ..."

5. Some Longer Elizabethan Poems by Arthur Henry Bullen (1903)
"To allow for every man and boy (as in His Majesty's ships), a pound of biscuit a day; that is, for every man and boy for the said four months or 112 days, ..."

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