1. Appropriate; satisfactory; acceptable.
  2. Intellectually admissible; valid; probable.
  3. Able to be added or deducted in consideration of something.
  4. Permissible; tolerable; legitimate.
    • 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica
      And first, although there were more things in nature then words which did expresse them, yet even in these mute and silent discourses, to expresse complexed significations, they took a liberty to compound and piece together creatures of allowable formes unto mixtures inexistent […]
  5. (obsolete) Praiseworthy.
Synonyms Noun

allowable (plural allowables)

  1. permitted amount or activity.

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