Synonyms of allowance in English:

allowance


See definition of allowance

noun

1‘your baggage allowance’

SYNONYMS
permitted amount, permitted quantity, allocation, allotment, quota, share, ration, grant, limit, portion, helping, slice, lot

2‘her father gave her an allowance’

SYNONYMS
payment, pocket money, sum of money, remittance, contribution, consideration, handout, grant, subsidy, maintenance, financial support, subsistence, benefit, stipend, pension, annuity, keep, upkeep, expenses

3‘a tax allowance’

SYNONYMS
concession, reduction, decrease, deduction, discount, weighting, rebate, refund, repayment
Indian weightage

Phrases

    make allowance(s) for

    1‘you must make allowances for delays’


    SYNONYMS

    take into consideration, take into account, bear in mind, keep in mind, not lose sight of, have regard to, provide for, plan for, make plans for, foresee, anticipate, get ready for, cater for, allow for, make provision for, make preparations for, prepare for, accommodate, make concessions for

    bargain for, reckon with, remember

    2‘she made allowances for his faults’


    SYNONYMS

    excuse, make excuses for, forgive, pardon, overlook, pass over, treat leniently, condone

    rare

    remit