Definitions for: Allocate


[v] distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; "I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis"; "I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip"



Webster (1913) Definition: Al"lo*cate, v. t. [LL. allocatus, p. p. of allocare,
fr. L. ad + locare to place. See Allow.]
1. To distribute or assign; to allot. --Burke.

2. To localize. [R.]

Synonyms: apportion

See Also: allot, assign, award, grant, portion, present, ration, ration out, reallocate, reapportion

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