1. To grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have.
  2. To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
  3. To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; especially to abate or deduct.
  4. To grant license to; to permit; to consent to.
  5. To not bar or obstruct.
  6. To acknowledge or concede.
  7. To take into account by making an allowance.
    When calculating a budget for a construction project, always allow for contingencies.
  8. To render physically possible.
  9. To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.
  10. To sanction; to invest; to entrust.
  11. To like; to be suited or pleased with.

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