Synonyms for (noun) allowance

Synonyms: allowance

Definition: the act of allowing

Usage: He objected to the allowance of smoking in the dining room

Similar words: permission, permit, license

Definition: the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization


Synonyms: margin, leeway, tolerance, allowance

Definition: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Similar words: divergence, disagreement, discrepancy, variance

Definition: a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

Usage: a growing divergence of opinion


Synonyms: allowance, adjustment

Definition: an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

Usage: an allowance for profit

Similar words: recompense

Definition: payment or reward (as for service rendered)


Synonyms: allowance

Definition: an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period)

Usage: travel allowance; my weekly allowance of two eggs; a child's allowance should not be too generous

Similar words: share, percentage, part, portion

Definition: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

Usage: he wanted his share in cash


Synonyms: allowance

Definition: a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses

Similar words: reimbursement

Definition: compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.

Usage: he received reimbursement for his travel expenses


Synonyms: valuation account, valuation reserve, allowance, allowance account

Definition: a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets

Similar words: reserve account, reserve fund

Definition: funds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments

Synonyms for (verb) allowance

Synonyms: allowance

Definition: put on a fixed allowance, as of food

Similar words: allow, grant

Definition: let have

Usage: grant permission; Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison