allowance - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate allowance

allowance is hyphenated as al-low-ance

How to pronounce allowance

allowance is pronounced ə´lɑːʊəns

Number of syllables in allowance

The number of syllables in allowance is 3

What part of speech in allowance?

allowance can be a transitive verb or a noun

How common in the word allowance?

allowance is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does allowance convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'allowance'

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Common collocations before 'allowance'

can, even, extra, get, little, living, made, make, making, man, month, same, small, week, will

Common collocations of 'allowance'

above, can, even, extra, get, has, how, know, like, little, living, made, make, making, man, month, much, now, old, paid, responsibility, same, should, small, think, three, two, want, week, will

Words with similar spelling to allowance

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Synonyms of 'allowance'

abatement, acceptance, account, acknowledgment, adjustment, admission, agio, aid, alimony, allocation, allotment, annuity, apportionment, appreciation, appropriation, approximation, assessment, assignment, assistance, authorization, avowal, big end, Bill, bit, bite, blackmail, blood money, board, bounty, breakage, budget, Bulge, cession, charter, chunk, circumscription, color, commission, commons, concession, confession, consent, consideration, contingent, countenance, credit, cut, deadwood, deal, declaration, deduction, depreciation, destiny, deviation, discount, dispensation, dividend, dole, drawback, edge, emolument, end, exception, exemption, extenuation, fate, favor, fee, fellowship, footing, gilding, gloss, grant, grant-in-aid, half, handicap, head start, hedge, help, helping, imprecision, inaccuracy, inaccurateness, incorrectness, indulgence, inexactitude, inexactness, interest, kickback, laxity, leave, Liberty, license, limitation, Lot, measure, meed, mental reservation, mess, mileage, modicum, modification, moiety, negligence, odds, okay, overhand, palliative, part, patent, payment, penalty, pension, percentage, permission, permit, piece, pin money, pocket money, portion, premium, price support, probable error, profession, proportion, public assistance, qualification, quantum, quota, rake-off, ration, rebate, rebatement, reckoning, recognition, recompense, reduction, refund, release, relief, remittance, remuneration, reservation, restriction, retainer, rollback, salvage, Salvo, sanction, scholarship, Scot, segment, share, slice, special case, specification, stake, start, stipend, Stock, subsidy, subvention, sufferance, suffering, support, tare, ticket, tolerance, toleration, tret, tribute, tucker, vantage, varnish, waiver, welfare, whitewash, write-off

Common Verb Collocations of allowance

add, base, be, can, cut, do, entitle, exceed, give, grant, have, include, increase, live, make, may, must, need, ought, pay, provide, put, receive, recommend, reduce, shall, should, take, will, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of allowance

and, but, either, little, minus, nor, or, plus, yet

Lists containing allowance

Synonyms of 'abatement'
Synonyms of 'acceptance'
Synonyms of 'account'
Synonyms of 'acknowledgment'
Synonyms of 'admission'
Synonyms of 'advantage'
Synonyms of 'agio'
Synonyms of 'aid'
Synonyms of 'alimony'
Synonyms of 'allotment'
Synonyms of 'annuity'
Synonyms of 'appreciation'
Synonyms of 'approximation'
Synonyms of 'assessment'
Synonyms of 'assistance'
Synonyms of 'authorization'
Synonyms of 'avowal'
Synonyms of 'bill'
Synonyms of 'bit'
Synonyms of 'bite'
Synonyms of 'blackmail'
Synonyms of 'blood money'
Synonyms of 'board'
Synonyms of 'bounty'
Synonyms of 'breakage'
Synonyms of 'budget'
Synonyms of 'Bulge'
Synonyms of 'cession'
Synonyms of 'charter'
Synonyms of 'chunk'
Synonyms of 'circumscription'
Synonyms of 'clearance'
Synonyms of 'color'
Synonyms of 'commission'
Synonyms of 'commons'
Synonyms of 'complement'
Synonyms of 'concession'
Synonyms of 'confession'
Synonyms of 'consent'
Synonyms of 'contingent'
Synonyms of 'deadwood'
Synonyms of 'deal'
Synonyms of 'declaration'
Synonyms of 'deduction'
Synonyms of 'depreciation'
Synonyms of 'destiny'
Synonyms of 'deviation'
Synonyms of 'discount'
Synonyms of 'dispensation'
Synonyms of 'dividend'
Synonyms of 'dole'
Synonyms of 'donation'
Synonyms of 'draw'
Synonyms of 'drawback'
Synonyms of 'edge'
Synonyms of 'end'
Synonyms of 'endowment'
Synonyms of 'exception'
Synonyms of 'exemption'
Synonyms of 'fate'
Synonyms of 'fee'
Synonyms of 'fellowship'
Synonyms of 'footing'
Synonyms of 'forgiveness'
Common Noun Collocations of due
Common Noun Collocations of daily
Common Noun Collocations of doubtful
Common Noun Collocations of diem
Common Noun Collocations of exhaustion
Common Noun Collocations of famously
Common Noun Collocations of failings
Common Noun Collocations of hem
Common Noun Collocations of homestead
Common Noun Collocations of liberal
Common Noun Collocations of monthly
Common Noun Collocations of nabob
Common Noun Collocations of obsolescence
Common Noun Collocations of prejudices
Common Noun Collocations of returns
Common Noun Collocations of recommended
Common Noun Collocations of retiring
Common Noun Collocations of travelling