Definition of Allot in English :

Define Allot in English

Allot meaning in English

Meaning of Allot in English

Pronunciation of Allot in English

Allot pronunciation in English

Pronounce Allot in English


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1. allot, assign, portion

give out

Example Sentences:
'We were assigned new uniforms'

2. accord, allot, grant

allow to have

Example Sentences:
'grant a privilege'

3. administer, allot, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, lot, mete out, parcel out, shell out

administer or bestow, as in small portions

Example Sentences:
'administer critical remarks to everyone present'
'dole out some money'
'shell out pocket money for the children'
'deal a blow to someone'
'the machine dispenses soft drinks'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb -lots, -lotting or -lotted (transitive)
to assign or distribute (shares, etc)
to designate for a particular purpose
money was allotted to cover expenses
3. (foll by to)
we allotted two hours to the case

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verb transitiveWord forms: alˈlotted or alˈlotting
to distribute by lot or in arbitrary shares; apportion
to give or assign as one's share
each speaker is allotted five minutes

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


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tr.v. al·lot·ted, al·lot·ting, al·lots
1. To parcel out; distribute or apportion: allotting land to homesteaders; allot blame.
2. To assign as a portion; allocate: allotted 20 minutes to each speaker.

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