So hammer6, per merriam-webster's learned opinion, quoted for your use, do you believe is violated and which definition should i have used...?
Definition of allowtransitive verb
doesn't allow people to smoke in his home
b: to fail to restrain or prevent allow the dog to roam
2a: to assign as a share or suitable amount (as of time or money) allow an hour for lunch
b: to reckon as a deduction or an addition allow a gallon for leakage
must allow that money causes problems in marriage
4achiefly Southern US and Midland US : to be of the opinion : THINK
bdialect : SAY
c: to express an opinion —usually used with as how or that
5chiefly Southern US and Midland US : INTEND
1: to make a possibility : ADMIT
—used with of evidence that allows of only one conclusion
2: to give consideration to circumstances or contingencies —used with fora plan that allows for expansion
3: to give an opportunity : PERMIT
S She worked on the project here and there as time allowed.This should take 5 minutes for 1 strength-cardio circuit combo. If time allows, repeat once more for a 10-minute workout or twice more for a 15-minute workout.— Tracy Teare This plan is being implemented in phases as funding allows.— Waterloo-Cedar Falls (Iowa) Courier
permit; to fail to restrain or prevent; to assign as a share or suitable amount (as of time or money)… See the full definition
While the Tarheel state, as touted on this OCDO for years, has no state constitutional nor legislative/county/city statutory restraints on NC citizens > 18 years and older from OPEN Carrying their SD handguns.
This stated, the Tarheel state has NOT ESTABLISHED NOR PROHIBITED private/public property retail entrepreneurs servicing j.q.public visiting the establishment from putting up signage stating "NO WEAPONS" [OC/CC] mandates on their property.
so, as stated. "allowed" to, was actually a promo for the dealership who allowed this NC citizen & potential customer to conduct business w/the organization while maintaining my SD posture by open carrying my trusty handgun on my hip!