Allot synonyms

ə-lŏt'
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(May take two objects) To estimate or predict (a duration or probability) for (something).
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Specifically, to do so in a fair and equitable manner; to allocate proportionally.
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To distribute according to a plan; allot:
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To give out as a task; allot
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To distribute something in portions; to apportion or dole out
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To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; especially to abate or deduct.
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To give; confer; impart gratuitously; present something to someone as a gift or honour.
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To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.
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(Idiomatic) To distribute in small amounts.
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Used other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.
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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.
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To call by a distinctive title; to name.
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Earmark is defined as to mark or to set aside something for a specific group.
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The definition of appropriate is to put aside or take something for one's self or some other specific person.
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An allocating or being allocated
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(UK) A plot of land rented from the council for growing fruit and vegetables.
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The process of marketing and supplying goods, especially to retailers.
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To grant or concede; bestow
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(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.
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(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.
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To give out in shares or portions; apportion:
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To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
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To determine the course of events:
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To give out or apportion among a number:
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To distribute in small amounts; to share out small portions of a meager resource.
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To grant a share of; bestow:
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To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
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(Idiomatic) To divide into portions or chunks; to ration.
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To have or use in common.
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(Usually with “out”) To dispense, measure (out), allot (especially punishment, reward etc.).
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(Obs.) To put in order; arrange; prepare
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To wrap a strip around the end of a rope.
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(Law) To claim a right or title through long use or possession
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To hand over, give, or send (a bill, credentials, etc.) to someone
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To furnish the means of support
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To restrict (an activity etc.)
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To keep back, as for future use or for a special purpose:
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To divide into portions or shares; parcel out:
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To state explicitly or in detail:
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To divide, as for convenience or proper ordering:
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To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
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To keep in possession or use.
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To remain in a state or condition; stay:
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(Dated) To allot; to sort; to apportion.
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To set aside or distribute as a share
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To call for and obtain payment of:
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To divide into amounts, as for allocation to specific purposes.
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To give or apply (medicine, etc.)
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(computing, especially Unix) To use a program's "shell escape" function to execute an unrelated command or to invoke a subsidiary, interactive shell.
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(Card games) to not deal cards to someone who is leaving a game.
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(Figuratively) To distribute or deliver something.
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To give official approval to or permission for
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Synonym Study

  • 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: give, apportion, allocate, assign, mete-out, allow, bestow, grant, dole out, set apart and set-aside.