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Definitions of lot

  1. To divide or draw by lot; allot; apportion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To allot; to sort; to portion. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To separate into lots; assign. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To allot: to separate into lots: to catalogue:-pr.p. lotting; pa.p. lotted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  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. divide into lots, as of land, for example Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To allot; to catalogue. To cast lots, to use or throw a die, or some other instrument. To draw lots, to determine an event by drawing one thing from a number whose marks are concealed from the drawer, and thus determining an event. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To sort in lots; to catalogue. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without man's choice or will; as, to cast or draw lots. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The part, or fate, which falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field; as, a building lot in a city. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A large quantity or number; a great deal; as, to spend a lot of money; lots of people think so. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A prize in a lottery. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively; as, a lot of stationery; - colloquially, sometimes of people; as, a sorry lot; a bad lot. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Fortune; fate; as, the lot of man; portion or parcel, especially a plot of land; a share; method of deciding questions by drawing numbers, blocks, dice, etc.; as, to choose by; lot; one of the objects so drawn; colloquially, a great quantity. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. One's fate in the future: that which falls to any one as his fortune: that which decides by chance: a separate portion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. Chance; fortune; decision by chance; portion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. Something to be taken by chance as a means of decision; chance; fortune; share. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A parcel of land. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. Chance; fortune; that by which the fortune of one is determined; that which falls to one by fortune; a distinct portion or parcel. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. That which falls to any one as his fortune; fate; fortune; chance; anything used in determining chances, as to cast or draw lots; a parcel; a piece or division of land; in familiar language, collection, as, they are a sorry lot; abundance, as, we have a lot of money. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for lot

  1. I am afraid you will have a lot to teach me." – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  2. You know quite a lot of people in that show, don't you? – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
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