Allow and Leave


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Allow verb – To give permission to.
Usage example: a boarding school that does not allow students to go on weekend trips without written permission

Leave is a synonym for allow in offer topic. In some cases you can use "Leave" instead a verb "Allow", when it comes to topics like make.
Nearby Words: allowance, allowable, allowing
Synonyms for Allow


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Leave verb – To give permission to.
Usage example: aw, leave him come

Allow is a synonym for leave in offer topic. You can use "Allow" instead a verb "Leave", if it concerns topics such as make, forget.
Nearby Words: leaving, leaven, leaved, leaver
Synonyms for Leave

Common collocations

life allow life leave life
man allow man leave man
people allow people leave people
body allow body leave body
Other nouns: children, rest, time, room, way, characters, world, game, anyone, player, friends.

Both words in one sentence

  • Marube tries to rape Taichi late in the manga so that he will leave and allow Tetsuo and him to get a brain transplant.
  • Video Game / FTL: Faster Than Light Honor Before Reason: If you make a deal to spare somebody, you take only their bribe and leave them alone, even if they blow up, which would allow you to scavenge the ship otherwise.
  • Series / Flashpoint After that, he won't allow anyone to leave, but fortunately, no one else wants to leave.
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