allow
verb
  1. to say that someone can do something

    Examples
    • Junior members of staff are not allowed to use the chairman's lift.

    • The company allows all members of staff to take six days' holiday at Christmas.

  2. to give

    Example

    to allow 5 per cent discount to members of staff

  3. to agree to or accept legally

    Example

    to allow a Claim or an appeal

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