al·low /ə-'lau̇/ vt: to give approval of or permission for: asa: to grant fulfillment ofallow ed her petition for reliefb: to decide in favor ofallow a deduction on a tax returnc: to permit to be presentedallow s his claimmore jurisdictions will allow the cause of actional·low·abil·i·ty /ə-ˌlau̇-ə-'bi-lə-tē/ adval·low·able /ə-'lau̇-ə-bəl/ adj
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accredit, acknowledge, approve, certify, charter, commission, empower, enable, endorse, enfranchise, entitle, give, give authority, give leave, give permission, grant, grant permission, invest, legalize, legitimatize, license, permit, privilege, qualify, sanction, support, sustain, vouchsafe, warrant
associated concepts: allow to bail, allowable debt, allowable loss, allowed by law, allowed claim
- Est quiddam perfectius in rebus Iicitis. — There is something more perfect in things permittedII (endure) verb abide, accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, afford, agree, approve, assent, be answerable, be indulgent of, bear, brook, carry on under, concede, consent, countenance, forbear, permit, submit to, suffer, suffer to occur, sustain, take patiently, tolerate, undergo, withstand, yield foreign phrases:- Tout es que la loi ne defend pas est permis. — Everything which the law does not forbid is permitted.III index accept (admit as sufficient), accept (assent), accept (recognize), agree (comply), approve, assent, authorize, bear (tolerate), bequeath, bestow, certify (approve), concede, concur (agree), condone, consent, countenance, deign, dole, empower, enable, endow, endue, enfranchise, grant (concede), indorse, let (permit), loan, pass (approve), permit, provide (supply), qualify (meet standards), rebate, receive (permit to enter), recognize (acknowledge), sanction, suffer (permit), tolerate, vouchsafe, yield (submit)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To permit; to acquiesce; to accept as true.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.