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Meaning of ALLOT

Pronunciation:  u'lât

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  give out; "We were assigned new uniforms"
  2. [v]  allow to have; "grant a privilege"
  3. [v]  administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"

ALLOT is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: accord, assign, grant, portion
 See Also: administer, allocate, allot, allow, apply, apportion, appropriate, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, earmark, enfranchise, give, lot, mete out, parcel out, privilege, reallot, reserve, set aside, shell out



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Al*lot"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allotted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Allotting}.] [OF. aloter, F. allotir; a (L. ad) + lot lot.
See {Lot}.]
1. To distribute by lot.

2. To distribute, or parcel out in parts or portions; or to
   distribute to each individual concerned; to assign as a
   share or lot; to set apart as one's share; to bestow on;
   to grant; to appoint; as, let every man be contented with
   that which Providence allots him.

         Ten years I will allot to the attainment of
         knowledge.                            --Johnson.

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