Definition of Allocate in English :

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Allocate meaning in English

Meaning of Allocate in English

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Allocate pronunciation in English

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1. allocate, apportion

distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose

Example Sentences:
'I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis'
'I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
to assign or allot for a particular purpose
2.  a less common word for locate (sense 2)

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈalloˌcated or ˈalloˌcating
to set apart for a specific purpose
to allocate funds for housing
to distribute in shares or according to a plan; allot
to fix the location of; locate

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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tr.v. al·lo·cat·ed, al·lo·cat·ing, al·lo·cates
1. To set apart for a special purpose; designate: allocate a room to be used for storage.
2. To distribute according to a plan; allot: allocate rations for a week-long camping trip.

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