from The Century Dictionary.

  • Proper to be or capable of being allowed or permitted; not forbidden; legitimate; permissible: as, a certain degree of freedom is allowable among friends.
  • Praiseworthy; laudable; worthy of sanction or approval; satisfactory; acceptable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Praiseworthy; laudable.
  • adjective Proper to be, or capable of being, allowed; permissible; admissible; not forbidden; not unlawful or improper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Appropriate; satisfactory; acceptable.
  • adjective Intellectually admissible; valid; probable.
  • adjective Able to be added or deducted in consideration of something.
  • adjective Permissible; tolerable; legitimate.
  • adjective obsolete Praiseworthy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective deductible according to the tax laws
  • adjective deserving to be allowed or considered
  • adjective that may be permitted especially as according to rule


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Old French alouable (Modern French allouable), from allouer.


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