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parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large amount or number.
We ordered a lot of food for the party.A huge lot of people were waiting in front of the theater.He's got lots of friends at school now so he's much happier.
deal, quantity
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 piece of land that is owned and built upon or that is potential property for building upon.
Their house is on a big lot so they can put in a garden if they want.A house is being built on that vacant lot at the end of the street.
parcel, property
similar words:
patch, plat, plot, section, tract
definition 3: an area of land used for parking vehicles or for exhibiting vehicles for sale.
The new supermarket has a much bigger lot for parking than the old one.When I got back to the lot, I couldn't remember where I'd parked my car.We have several new sports vehicles on our lot today. Would you like to take a test drive?
definition 4: portion; share.
His lot of the inheritance was smaller than mine.
allotment, portion, share
similar words:
apportionment, dole, interest, measure, part, percentage, proportion, quota, ration, split
definition 5: a group of objects of the same type, such as those to be sold as a unit at auction.
We bought two lots of the hardware items at the estate sale.
batch, group
similar words:
bundle, cluster, pack, package, parcel, set
definition 6: 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 7: one's situation in life, esp. as decided by fate.
Is it my lot in life to remain poor?My life has not been easy, but I've never been unhappy with my lot.
destiny, fate, fortune
similar words:
allotment, draw, karma, kismet, luck, portion, predestination
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: lots, lotting, lotted
definition: to divide (land) into lots or portions.
similar words:
allot, parcel