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lot

lot

 
pronunciation:
lat
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large amount or number.
We bought a lot of food for the party.
synonyms:
deal, quantity
antonyms:
bit
similar words:
army, barrel, heap, horde, host, many, mass, mountain, much, multitude, peck, pile, stack, throng, ton
definition 2: a group of people or objects of the same type.
My mother liked the lot of old dishes that were being sold at the auction.
synonyms:
batch, group
similar words:
bundle, cluster, pack, package, parcel, set
definition 3: one of a set of objects used to decide something by chance.
They drew lots to see who would go first.
similar words:
straw
definition 4: a piece of land.
My brother hopes to build a house on the new lot that he just bought.
synonyms:
parcel, property
similar words:
patch, plot, section, tract
definition 5: a person's fate or situation in life.
Is it my lot to be poor all my life?
synonyms:
destiny, fortune
similar words:
luck