allowed
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈlaʊd/
Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of allow
Adjective

allowed

  1. (now, rare) Allotted. [from 15th c.]
  2. (now, rare) Acknowledged; admitted to be true. [from 15th c.]
    • 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Penguin 2004, p. 68:
      With respect to the culture of the heart, it is unanimously allowed that sex is out of the question […].
  3. Permitted, authorized. [from 16th c.]
Antonyms


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