Thesaurus > Related Words: allowance

  Words related to allowance

Related / Similar Words: leeway, margin, tolerance, adjustment, valuation reserve, valuation account, allowance account

 

Definition:
  • the act of allowing; "He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom";
  • a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits;
  • an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit";
  • an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period); "travel allowance"; "my weekly allowance of two eggs"; "a child''s allowance should not be too generous";
  • a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses;
  • a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company''s assets;
  • put on a fixed allowance, as of food;

  •  
    Hyponyms: tolerance, cost-of-living allowance, depreciation allowance, deduction, discount, seasonal adjustment, privy purse, travel allowance

     

    Derivational Morphology: allow, permit, tolerate, adjust, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
    subscribe is similar to support, sign, subscribe to, take and pledge.
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z