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Search phrase: allow

Plays

 26 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.8eat no fish of Fortune's buttering. Prithee, allow theeate no Fish of Fortunes butt'ring. Prethee alow the
As You Like ItAYL I.i.67Therefore allow me such exercises as may become atherefore allow me such exercises as may become a
CoriolanusCor III.iii.45Allow their officers, and are contentAllow their Officers, and are content
HamletHam I.ii.38Of these delated articles allow.Of these dilated Articles allow:
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.i.20Why, they will allow us ne'er aWhy, you will allow vs ne're a
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.5I well allow the occasion of our arms,I well allow the occasion of our Armes,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.ii.100I do allow this wen to be as familiarI do allow this Wen to bee as familiar
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.54I like them all, and do allow them well,I like them all, and doe allow them well:
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.v.69For competence of life I will allow you,For competence of life, I will allow you,
King LearKL II.iv.186Allow obedience, if you yourselves are old,Allow Obedience; if you your selues are old,
King LearKL II.iv.261Allow not nature more than nature needs – Allow not Nature, more then Nature needs:
King LearKL III.vi.97Which, if convenience will not allow,
King LearKL V.iii.231The time will not allow the complimentThe time will not allow the complement
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.216If the law would allow it, sir.If the Law would allow it, sir.
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.217But the law will not allow it, Pompey; nor itBut the Law will not allow it Pompey; nor it
Richard IIR2 I.i.62Which to maintain I would allow him odds,Which to maintaine, I would allow him oddes,
Richard IIR2 I.i.123Free speech and fearless I to thee allow.Free speech, and fearelesse, I to thee allow.
Richard IIR2 V.ii.40Whose state and honour I for aye allow.Whose State, and Honor, I for aye allow.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iii.82Doth grace for grace and love for love allow.Doth grace for grace, and Loue for Loue allow:
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.89we are tasted, allow us as we prove. Our head shall gowe are tasted, allow vs as we proue: our head shall goe
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.60That will allow me very worth his service.That will allow me very worth his seruice.
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.57shalt hold the opinion of Pythagoras ere I will allow ofshalt hold th'opinion of Pythagoras, ere I will allow of
Twelfth NightTN V.i.292ladyship will have it as it ought to be, you must allowLadyship will haue it as it ought to bee, you must allow
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.iv.4.1That these times can allow.That these times can allow.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.i.29Is th' argument of Time. Of this allow,Is th' argument of Time: of this allow,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.465He will allow no speech – which I do guessHe will allow no speech: (which I do ghesse

Poems

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1845 Who, wondering at him, did his words allow. Who wondring at him, did his words allow.
SonnetsSonn.19.11 Him in thy course untainted do allow Him in thy course vntainted doe allow,
SonnetsSonn.112.4 So you o'ergreen my bad, my good allow? So you ore-greene my bad, my good alow?

Glossary

 25 result(s).
admitpermit, allow, grant
affordgrant, permit, allow
allowacknowledge, commend, receive [with praise]
allowapprove, sanction, encourage
allowpermit to indulge, surrender, give over
allowacknowledge, grant, admit
allowbestow, legally assign
beteem, beteeneallow, permit, let, grant
beteeneallow, permit, let, grant
breatheallow to breathe, rest
brookallow, permit, bear
endurelet, allow, permit
entertainaccept as true, allow, accommodate
givegrant, allow, bestow
letallow to stay, let remain
savespare, allow to live
servesuit, allow, afford
slipfail to keep, allow to pass by
sliplet go, allow to leave, unleash
sliplet go of, allow to leave, unleash
staykeep, make to stay, allow to remain
sufferallow, permit, let
tarrystay for, wait for, allow time for
usepermit, allow, tolerate
vouchsafeallow, permit, grant

Thesaurus

 25 result(s).
allowvouchsafe
allowbrook
allowafford
allowuse
allowadmit
allowserve
allowbeteem, beteene
allowgive
allowendure
allowentertain
allowsuffer
allow timetarry
allow to leaveslip
allow to leaveslip
allow to livesave
allow to pass byslip
allow to staylet
breathe, allow tobreathe
leave, allow toslip
leave, allow toslip
live, allow tosave
pass by, allow toslip
remain, allow tostay
stay, allow tolet
time, allowtarry

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Comparison...ver a paindest expression) adverbs also allow the expression of comparison sooner / s...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...gbroke] whose state and honour i for aye allow base (adj ) 1 dishonourable low unwor...

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ALLOWBASICallow v, allowance n, allowed adj, allowing adj
ALLOWNOTdisallow v
DISALLOWBASICsee ALLOW
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