allowably


allowably
allow VERB 1) admit as legal or acceptable. 2) permit to do something. 3) (allow for) take into consideration when making plans or calculations. 4) provide or set aside for a particular purpose. 5) admit the truth of.
DERIVATIVES allowable adjective allowably adverb allowedly adverb.
ORIGIN Old French alouer, from Latin allaudare 'to praise' , reinforced by Latin allocare 'allocate' .

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  • Allowably — Al*low a*bly, adv. In an allowable manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allowably — adverb see allowable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • allowably — See allowable. * * * …   Universalium

  • allowably — adverb In an allowable manner …   Wiktionary

  • allowably — adv. permissibly, permittedly; legitimately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allowably — al·low·a·bly …   English syllables

  • allowably — adverb in a permissible manner • Syn: ↑permissibly • Ant: ↑impermissibly (for: ↑permissibly) • Derived from adjective: ↑permissible ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • allowable — adjective Date: 15th century permissible < allowable income tax deductions > • allowably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • allowable — allowableness, n. allowably, adv. /euh low euh beuhl/, adj. 1. that may be allowed; legitimate; permissible: an allowable tax deduction. n. 2. something, as an action or amount, that is allowed. 3. Ecol. See allowable cut. [1350 1400; ME < MF… …   Universalium

  • álíefedlic — adj lawful, permissible, allowable; adv álíefedliclíce lawfully, allowably …   Old to modern English dictionary