What does allowable mean?

allowable meaning in General Dictionary

Praiseworthy laudable

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  • that could be allowed particularly as according to rule
  • deserving is allowed or considered
  • deductible based on the income tax regulations
  • Praiseworthy; laudable.
  • right to be, or with the capacity of becoming, allowed; permissible; admissible; maybe not forbidden; not unlawful or incorrect; because, a specific level of freedom is allowable among pals.

allowable meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from Old French allouable, from allouer (see enable).


allowable meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Praiseworthy; laudable.

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  • (a.) Proper is, or with the capacity of becoming, allowed; permissible; admissible; perhaps not forbidden; perhaps not unlawful or incorrect; because, a certain amount of freedom is allowable among buddies.

Sentence Examples with the word allowable

The determination of an ocean surrounding the inhabited earth he declared to be based on a mere hypothesis and that it would be equally allowable to describe the Erythraea as a sea surrounded by land.

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