• make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen;
    • "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"
  • consent to, give permission;
    • "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
  • let have;
    • "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
  • give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause;
  • make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain;
    • "The evidence allows only one conclusion"
    • "allow for mistakes"
  • allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something;
    • "I allow for this possibility"
  • afford possibility;
    • "This short story allows of several different interpretations"
  • allow the other (baseball) team to score;
  • grant as a discount or in exchange;
    • "The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera"
  • allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting;
    • "We don't allow dogs here"
  • ALLOW v -ED, -ING, -S to put no obstacle in the way of

Scrabble Score: 8

allow is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

allow is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

allow is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 10

allow is a valid Words With Friends word