AskDefine | Define allowable

Dictionary Definition

allowable adj
1 deductible according to the tax laws
2 deserving to be allowed or considered
3 possible to allow; "a degree of freedom allowable among friends" [syn: permitted]

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  1. Appropriate; satisfactory; acceptable.
  2. Intellectually admissible; valid; probable.
  3. Able to be added or deducted in consideration of something.
  4. Permissible; tolerable; legitimate.
  5. Praiseworthy.

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