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Allowance vs. Facilitation

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Allowancenoun

permission; granting, conceding, or admitting

Facilitationnoun

The act of facilitating or making easy.

Allowancenoun

Acknowledgment.

Facilitationnoun

(physiology) The process of synapses becoming more capable of transmitting the same type of signal each time certain types of sensory signals pass through sequences of these synapses.

Allowancenoun

That which is allowed; a share or portion allotted or granted; a sum granted as a reimbursement, a bounty, or as appropriate for any purpose; a stated quantity

‘her meagre allowance of food or drink’;

Facilitationnoun

The act of facilitating or making easy.

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Allowancenoun

Abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances

‘to make allowance for his naivety’;

Facilitationnoun

the condition of being made easy (or easier);

‘social facilitation is an adaptive condition’;

Allowancenoun

(commerce) A customary deduction from the gross weight of goods, different in different countries

‘Tare and tret are examples of allowance.’;

Facilitationnoun

(neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential

Allowancenoun

A child's allowance; pocket money.

‘She gives her daughters each an allowance of thirty dollars a month.’;

Facilitationnoun

act of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something

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Allowancenoun

(minting) A permissible deviation in the fineness and weight of coins, owing to the difficulty in securing exact conformity to the standard prescribed by law.

Allowancenoun

(obsolete) approval; approbation

Allowancenoun

(obsolete) license; indulgence

Allowanceverb

(transitive) To put upon a fixed allowance (especially of provisions and drink).

‘The captain was obliged to allowance his crew.’;

Allowanceverb

(transitive) To supply in a fixed and limited quantity.

‘Our provisions were allowanced.’;

Allowancenoun

Approval; approbation.

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Allowancenoun

The act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance.

‘Without the king's will or the state's allowance.’;

Allowancenoun

Acknowledgment.

‘The censure of the which one must in your allowance o'erweigh a whole theater of others.’;

Allowancenoun

License; indulgence.

Allowancenoun

That which is allowed; a share or portion allotted or granted; a sum granted as a reimbursement, a bounty, or as appropriate for any purpose; a stated quantity, as of food or drink; hence, a limited quantity of meat and drink, when provisions fall short.

‘I can give the boy a handsome allowance.’;

Allowancenoun

Abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances; as, to make allowance for the inexperience of youth.

‘After making the largest allowance for fraud.’;

Allowancenoun

A customary deduction from the gross weight of goods, different in different countries, such as tare and tret.

Allowanceverb

To put upon a fixed allowance (esp. of provisions and drink); to supply in a fixed and limited quantity; as, the captain was obliged to allowance his crew; our provisions were allowanced.

Allowancenoun

an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period);

‘travel allowance’; ‘my weekly allowance of two eggs’; ‘a child's allowance should not be too generous’;

Allowancenoun

a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses

Allowancenoun

an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances;

‘an allowance for profit’;

Allowancenoun

a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Allowancenoun

a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets

Allowancenoun

the act of allowing;

‘He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom’;

Allowanceverb

put on a fixed allowance, as of food

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