1. To allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something; SYN. take into account.
2. To allow the presence of; SYN. permit.
3. To give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause; SYN. appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve.
4. To grant as a discount or in exchange.
5. To let have; to grant permission; SYN. grant.
connive / kənaɪv /
1. To pretend ignorance of or fail to take action against something one ought to oppose
2. To be indulgent or in secret sympathy; wink
3. To cooperate secretly or have a secret understanding
4. Conspire, intrigue
5. To permit tacitly; wink (at).