Definition of


  1. (adj, all) deductible according to the tax laws
  2. (adj, all) that may be permitted especially as according to rule
    a permissible tax deduction
  3. (adj, all) deserving to be allowed or considered

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Synonyms of Allowable


Alternate forms of Allowable

Derivations: allow

Origin of the word Allowable

  1. late 14c., from O.Fr. allouable, from allouer (see allow). more

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Words that sound like Allowable

a level, albula, aleppo boil, allowably, alluvial

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