Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) let, allow, permit (make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen) "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"
- S: (v) permit, allow, let, countenance (consent to, give permission) "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
- S: (v) allow, grant (let have) "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
- S: (v) allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve (give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause) "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day"
- S: (v) leave, allow for, allow, provide (make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain) "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
- S: (v) allow, take into account (allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something) "I allow for this possibility"; "The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"
- direct troponym / full troponym
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- S: (v) calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast (judge to be probable)
- S: (v) evaluate, pass judgment, judge (form a critical opinion of) "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?"; "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"
- S: (v) think, cogitate, cerebrate (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments) "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
- derivationally related form
- sentence frame
- S: (v) admit, allow (afford possibility) "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"
- S: (v) give up, allow (allow the other (baseball) team to score) "give up a run"
- S: (v) allow (grant as a discount or in exchange) "The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera"
- S: (v) allow, permit, tolerate (allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting) "We don't allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"