Details of word ALLOWANCE

Definition of allowance

n. - Approval; approbation.
n. - The act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance.
n. - Acknowledgment.
n. - License; indulgence.
n. - That which is allowed; a share or portion allotted or granted; a sum granted as a reimbursement, a bounty, or as appropriate for any purpose; a stated quantity, as of food or drink; hence, a limited quantity of meat and drink, when provisions fall short.
n. - Abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances; as, to make allowance for the inexperience of youth.
n. - A customary deduction from the gross weight of goods, different in different countries, such as tare and tret.
n. - To put upon a fixed allowance (esp. of provisions and drink); to supply in a fixed and limited quantity; as, the captain was obliged to allowance his crew; our provisions were allowanced.

Word "allowance" contains 9 letters : A A C E L L N O W

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