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allot

al·lot

allot

 
pronunciation:
lat
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: allots, allotted, allotting
definition 1: to designate as a portion.
We allotted only two days for a one-week job.
synonyms:
allow, apportion
similar words:
allocate, appoint, assign, designate, earmark, portion, reserve, separate, specify
definition 2: to give out by lot; allocate; apportion.
After the war, the government allotted the land among the farmers.
 
synonyms:
allocate, apportion, dispense, distribute, parcel out
similar words:
assign, deal, deliver, divide, dole out, mete, portion, ration, share
derivations: allottable (adj.), allotter (n.)