9 Letters
5 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use allowance as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Allowance
A 3 syllables noun and 9 letters with the letters a, c, e, l, n, o, and w, 5 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letter w. Allowance starts with and ends with a vowel with the starting letters a, al, all, allo, allow, and the ending characters are e, ce, nce, ance, wance, . Allowance is also a double consonant (ll) word. View the double consonant words list.
The act of allowing; "He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom"
Old French
School Grade
Allowance is set as a grade five word that starts with a, ends with e, 3 syllables, 4 vowels and 9 letters.
Pig Latin
Allowance in Pig Latin is said as "allowanceay or allowanceway".
a | l | l | o | w | a | n | c | e
al | ll | lo | ow | wa | an | nc | ce
all | llo | low | owa | wan | anc | nce
allo | llow | lowa | owan | wanc | ance
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of allowing;
"He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom"
a permissible difference;
allowing some freedom to move within limits
an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances;
"an allowance for profit"
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"

a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
Verb Examples
put on a fixed allowance, as of food

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Allowance"

There are 408 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to allowance.

Abatementthe act of abating
"laws enforcing noise abatement"
Acceptancethe act of taking something that is offered
"her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"
"he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
Accountthe quality of taking advantage
"she turned her writing skills to good account"
Acknowledgementa statement acknowledging something or someone
"she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"
"the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"
Acknowledgmenta statement acknowledging something or someone
"she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"
"the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"
Adjustmentthe act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
Admissionthe act of admitting someone to enter
"the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"
Admittancethe act of admitting someone to enter
"the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"
Advantagebenefit resulting from some event or action
"it turned out to my advantage"
"reaping the rewards of generosity"
Affirmationa judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand

View all cognitive synonyms for Allowance


There are 1 anagrams from allowance.

Anagram Definition
Allowancethe act of allowing
"He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom"

View English words with the unique letters used in allowance. Words With The Letters Acelnow


Allowance derives from 3 words.

Word Definition
Allowallow or plan for a certain possibility
concede the truth or validity of something
"I allow for this possibility"
"The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"
Permitthe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
Tolerateput up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"


Allowance has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Licensethe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
Permissionthe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
Permitthe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization


There are 1 hyponyms for allowance

Word Definition
Tolerancethe act of tolerating something


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