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Definitions of allot

  1. To distribute or divide, as by lot; apportion, as shares; assign or grant for a specific or definite purpose. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To divide as by lot: to distribute in portions: to parcel out:-pr.p. allotting: pa.p. allotted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To assign; distribute. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To assign by lot; distribute; appoint; assign. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. give out or allot; "We were assigned new uniforms" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. To distribute, or parcel out in parts or portions; or to distribute to each individual concerned; to assign as a share or lot; to set apart as one's share; to bestow on; to grant; to appoint; as, let every man be contented with that which Providence allots him. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To distribute by lot; to give to each his share; to assign. See Lot. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To assign to; to divide and parcel out; to apportion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Allotting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Allotted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for allot

  1. In every human creature the Divine One breathes; and He alone can judge His own hereafter, and allot its new career and home. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  2. From the time that this writer has thought fit to allot for the burial of Jesus, it is evident, that he was not only no Jew, but so ignorant of the customs of the Jews, that he did not know that their day always began with the evening, or he would never have employed, Joseph in doing what no Jew would, nor dared to have done, after the commencement of the Sabbath. – The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old by George Bethune English
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