Allowable vs Allowability - What's the difference?

allowable | allowability |


As an adjective allowable

is appropriate; satisfactory; acceptable.

As a noun allowability is

the state of being allowable; legitimacy; permissibleness.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

allowable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Appropriate; satisfactory; acceptable.
  • Intellectually admissible; valid; probable.
  • Able to be added or deducted in consideration of something.
  • Permissible; tolerable; legitimate.
  • (obsolete) Praiseworthy.
  • Synonyms

    * (permissible) leveful

    Derived terms

    * allowableness * allowably

    allowability

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The state of being allowable; legitimacy; permissibleness.
  • See also

    * allowableness