allowance, breathing space, valuation account, border, independence, adjustment, margin, restraint, elbowroom, tolerance, place, headroom, emancipation, autarky, liberty, perimeter, autonomy, enfranchisement, slack, freedom, allowance account, wiggle room, gross profit, free will, breathing room, play, security deposit, gross profit margin, room to swing a cat, latitude, valuation reserve, release, permissiveness
extent (part of speech: noun)
- True, it would take any other Neptune- stationed ship close to two weeks to reach Pluto, so Bartock had some temporal leeway. - "World Beyond Pluto", C. H. Thames.
- For the purpose of emphasis it may properly be said to be without exception, and yet, if any such holding actually happen, it may become necessary for the Declarer to take a little leeway. - "Auction of To-day", Milton C. Work.
- Moreover, we have allowed for a multitude of these items in permitting the figure for retail trade to be as high as it is, and have left large leeway in making no deduction for the speculation in wholesale trade, and in counting farm products in full. - "The Value of Money", Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr..