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lot

lot

pronunciation:
lat
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large amount or number.
He drank a lot of beer at the party, but not much wine.A huge lot of people were waiting in front of the theater.
synonyms:
deal, quantity
antonyms:
bit
similar words:
army, barrel, gobs, heap, horde, host, many, mass, mountain, much, multitude, myriad, oodles, peck, pile, scad, slew, stack, throng, ton
definition 2: a group of objects of the same type, such as those to be sold as a unit at 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.
We drew lots to see who would go first.
similar words:
draw, straw
definition 4: a piece of land.
synonyms:
parcel, property
similar words:
patch, plat, plot, section, tract
definition 5: situation in life, esp. as ascribed to chance or fortune.
Is it my lot to remain poor?
synonyms:
destiny, fate, fortune
similar words:
allotment, draw, karma, kismet, luck, portion, predestination
definition 6: portion; share.
synonyms:
allotment, portion, share
similar words:
apportionment, dole, interest, measure, part, percentage, proportion, quota, ration, split
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: lots, lotted, lotting
definition: to divide (land) into lots or portions.
synonyms:
plot
similar words:
allot, parcel