allot definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To parcel aside; circulate or apportion: allotting land to homesteaders; allot blame.
    • To assign as a portion; allocate: allotted 20 moments every single speaker.
    • To circulate by good deal.
    • To circulate, or parcel out in components or portions; or even circulate to every person concerned; to designate as a share or great deal; to set apart as one's share; to bestow on; to give; to appoint.
  • verb:
    • To circulate or apportion by (or just as if by) lot
    • To designate or designate as a job or for an objective
    • administer or bestow, like in tiny portions
    • allow to have
    • give out
  • others:
    • To divide or distribute as by good deal; deliver or parcel out; apportion: because, to allot shares in a public organization.
    • To give; assign; proper: as, to allocate a sum of cash for a few specific purpose.
    • To appoint; destine; set aside.
    • Synonyms Dispense, Distribute, etc. See dispense.

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