allow to enter; grant entry to
This pipe admits air
We cannot admit non-members into our club building
How To Use allow in In A Sentence
- He dug the blade deep into the shallow indent that had been made and flung the dirt into a pile to his left.
- Despite going to sea on a boat with no windows, no fantail, no helipad or even a hatch to allow in some tension-breaking fresh salt air, submariners are still sailors at heart.
- Demonstrations of guided missiles, of a patient taking what looks like a Barium swallow in front of a fluoroscope, and the father taking home movies of his child with a video camera and playing them back on his TV all give us pause to remember that whatever good or not-so-good aspects of our present-day lives, we stand on the shoulders of people who were true visionaries more than 50 years ago. Archive 2009-06-01
- It's been a good week for those who like to wallow in nostalgia for the 1980s. Times, Sunday Times
- Even so, they wallow in the lifelessness of the mood of despair and they make no effort to step out of their lethargy.
- We also need to allow individuals and groups to determine their own identities free of bureaucratic classifications.
- If you allow insurance companies to get by unchallenged from a public plan, they will play nice until health care isn't the hot button issue any more. Emanuel faces liberal pressure over 'trigger' comments
- Authority is there to counteract the piggy part of the self, the part that wants nothing more than to wallow in muck, doing nothing, staying stubbornly inert and apathetic. An Education « Tales from the Reading Room
- Yet now is not the moment to wallow in self-pity. Times, Sunday Times
- But he will not wallow in self-pity. Times, Sunday Times