Part of speech:
To distribute according to a plan; allot:
To give out as a task; allot
To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.
To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
Earmark is defined as to mark or to set aside something for a specific group.
The definition of appropriate is to put aside or take something for one's self or some other specific person.
An allocating or being allocated
The process of marketing and supplying goods, especially to retailers.
To grant or concede; bestow
(Law) To direct the disposition of (property) to a person or persons in exercise of a power granted for this purpose by a preceding deed.
(Law) To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant.
To give out in shares or portions; apportion:
To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
To determine the course of events:
To give out or apportion among a number:
To distribute in small amounts; to share out small portions of a meager resource.
To grant a share of; bestow:
(Obs.) To put in order; arrange; prepare
(Law) To claim a right or title through long use or possession
To hand over, give, or send (a bill, credentials, etc.) to someone
To furnish the means of support
To keep back, as for future use or for a special purpose:
To divide into portions or shares; parcel out:
To state explicitly or in detail:
To divide, as for convenience or proper ordering:
To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
To remain in a state or condition; stay:
To set aside or distribute as a share
To call for and obtain payment of:
To divide into amounts, as for allocation to specific purposes.
To give or apply (medicine, etc.)
(Figuratively) To distribute or deliver something.
To give official approval to or permission for
- Allocate usually implies the allowance of a fixed amount for a specific purpose to allocate $50 for books
- Apportion connotes the just, proportionate, often uniform distribution of a fixed number of portions
- Allot and assign both imply the giving of a share or portion with no indication of uniform distribution, assign having the extra connotation of authoritativeness I was assigned the task of allotting the seats
Find another word for allot. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for allot, like: apportion, allocate, assign, mete-out, distribute, dispense, parcel out, divide-up, share, allow and bestow.