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Allowance - Xengetelo. Xipfuno.

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Definition of allowance
- Allowance n
- 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 sum granted as reimbursement for expenses
- An amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit" [syn: {adjustment}]
- A permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits [syn: {leeway}, {margin}, {tolerance}]
- A reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets [syn: {valuation reserve}, {valuation account}, {allowance account}]
- The act of allowing; "He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom" v : put on a fixed allowance, as of food
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