Definition: Allow

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 2

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Lexical Information:

  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • One of the 100 commonest verbs in English
  • This is used in the Southern States of America
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • Transitive Verb
  • A verb describes an action or a state

Usage Notes:

  • ALLOW someone TO DO something
  • LET someone DO something

Related Glossary Definitions:

Disallowed goal

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Similar Words (using 'allow' as word stem):

'allow' + Suffix

allowable, allowably, allowance, allowances, allowed, allowedly, allowing, allows,