allowance / əˈlaʊ əns /


allowance2 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the act of allowing.
  2. an amount or share allotted or granted.
  3. a sum of money allotted or granted for a particular purpose, as for expenses: Her allowance for the business trip was $200.
v. 有主动词 verb

al·low·anced, al·low·anc·ing.

  1. to place on a fixed allowance, as of food or drink.
  2. to allocate in fixed or regular amounts.

allowance 近义词

n. 名词 noun

amount of money or other supply

n. 名词 noun

discount; concession


  1. A tool like Zeta is trying to give already existent transactions — begging for a rent check, splitting the grocery bill, going halfsies on dinner, giving allowance — an easier way to be completed.
  2. Krylon’s Fusion covers up to 25 square feet per can, while the technical data sheet for Rust-Oleum’s 2X says it covers eight to 12 square feet, with an allowance of losing about 15 percent of the paint due to overspray.
  3. Folks just assume that biological sex determines one’s competence at caretaking, making little allowance for variations among individuals.
  4. The company and other industry participants requested and relied upon that letter to ensure our special allowance payment billing practices were proper.
  5. Keep the money, and steer all but an allowance’s worth to 529 college savings accounts instead, in your name.
  6. If Justin Bieber were Tom Brady's son, Brady would most likely be unable to afford his weekly allowance.
  7. This allowance worked for the state (Maria Theresa taxed their production).
  8. He received a regular allowance in return for his "discretion".
  9. It's here that you see the $130-million plus Catching Fire budget, upped from The Hunger Games' $78-million allowance, pay off.
  10. Laham pays $200 a month for rent alone, and, like Nidal, she has used up her UNRWA allowance.
  11. Freed from his presence, Black Sheep resolved that he should no longer be deprived of his allowance of pleasure-reading.
  12. The next stage in bankruptcy proceedings is the proving and allowance of claims.
  13. Consequently an amendment may be made diminishing the weekly allowance to a member who is sick, and also the time of allowing it.
  14. "Not such a very short allowance either," said the doctor quaintly, and therewith the dinner concluded.
  15. On the 28th of March however it was found necessary to make a considerable reduction in the allowance.