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We found 51 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word allowance:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. allowance: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. allowance: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. allowance: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. allowance: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. allowance: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. allowance: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Allowance, allowance: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. allowance: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. allowance: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. allowance: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. allowance: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. allowance: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. allowance: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. allowance: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. allowance: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Allowance (engineering), Allowance (money), Allowance: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Allowance: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. allowance: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. allowance: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. allowance: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. allowance: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Allowance (child's): American-Britih Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Allowance: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. allowance: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. allowance: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. allowance: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. allowance: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. allowance: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. allowance: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ALLOWANCE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. allowance: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. allowance: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. ALLOWANCE: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  4. allowance: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. Allowance: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  6. allowance: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  7. allowance: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  8. Allowance: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  9. allowance: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allowance: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. allowance: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. allowance: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allowance: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allowance: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Allowance: Horse Racing Terminology [home, info]
  2. Allowance: Gambling Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Allowance: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. ALLOWANCE: Glossary on Terminology related to Nuts and Bolts [home, info]
  3. Allowance(s): Construction Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (allowance)

noun:  the act of allowing ("He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom")
noun:  a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
noun:  an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances ("An allowance for profit")
noun:  an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period) ("Travel allowance")
noun:  a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses
noun:  a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
verb:  put on a fixed allowance, as of food

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Phrases that include allowance:   cost-of-living allowance, personal allowance, subsistence allowance, attendance allowance, trade in allowance, more...

Words similar to allowance:   adjustment, allowanced, allowancing, leeway, margin, tolerance, allowance account, valuation account, valuation reserve, more...

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