aloud vs allowed :

aloud or allowed

If you think Grandma allowed the kids to eat too much ice cream, you’d better not say so aloud, or her feelings will be hurt. “Aloud” means “out loud” and refers to sounds (most often speech) that can be heard by others. But this word is often misused when people mean “allowed,” meaning “permitted.”

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  • r  using the voice; not silently
    please read the passage aloud
  • r  with relatively high volume
    cried aloud for help
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