Allow and Admit


Allow verb - To give permission for or to approve of.
Usage example: flash photography is not allowed inside the church

Admit is a synonym for allow in think topic. In some cases you can use "Admit" instead a verb "Allow", when it comes to topics like acknowledge, acknowledgement, permit, accept. popular alternative

Nearby Words: allowance, allowable, allowing


Admit verb - To accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly.
Usage example: you can't bring yourself to admit your mistakes

Allow is a synonym for admit in think topic. You can use "Allow" instead a verb "Admit", if it concerns topics such as concede, permit, accept, concur. popular alternative

Common collocations

name allow name admit name
possibility allow possibility admit possibility
time allow time admit time
room allow room admit room
Other words: way, women.
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