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Definition of the verb allow for

What does allow for mean as a doing phrase?

verb - inflections: allowed for, allowing for, allows for

  1. make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
    • example: allow for mistakes
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • synonyms of allow for: allow / leave / provide
    • more generic words: afford / give / yield = be the cause or source of

Alternative definition of the verb allow for

verb

  1. To take into account when making plans.

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Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Clarinetist (2014)

by Jane Ellsworth

Some cases also allow for the interior storage of larger items such as music. Cases must allow not only for protection from impact damage, but also from extremes of heat or cold; a few manufacturers even produce high-end cases that provide ...

Google previewHarper's Cook Book Encyclopaedia (1902)

Arranged Like a Dictionary and Compiled Under the Direction of the Editor of Harper's Bazar

Allow for a leg of mutton ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND NUMEROUS WOOD ENGRAVINGS REVISED EDITION VOL. X (1874)

by CHAMBERS

water and air, to allow for the expansion of the water when heated. The arrangement of various Furnace Fig. 6. the pipe may be the plan generally followed is to place a considerable coil of it within a pedestal or banker, with open trellis-work ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Allow for water contents of purees. Cookies, fruit bars, and spice cakes Desserts and fruits. Allow for water content of purees. Use flavorings and spices liberally. Fruit drinks Fruit juices and/ or pureed fruits. Mix 1 part of puree with 2 parts water .

Google previewAmerican Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms (1914)

A Reference Book of Machine Shop and Drawing Room Data, Methods and Definitions by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley

Grinding allowances for hardened work are usually larger than for soft work, to allow for possible distortion; so that individual experience alone can determine the amount to be left. It is sufficient to say that the allowances on case-hardened or ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Allow for water contents of purees. Cookies, fruit bars, and spice cakes Desserts and fruits. Allow for water content of purees. Use flavorings and spices liberally. Fruit drinks Fruit juices and/ or pureed fruits. Mix 1 part of puree with 2 parts water .

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In the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, I sent a letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson urging him to waive regulations to allow for the early sale of winter grade fuel to help with gasoline shortages and gasoline prices. (Bob Ney)
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