Definitions for: Allot

[v] give out; "We were assigned new uniforms"
[v] allow to have; "grant a privilege"
[v] 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"

Webster (1913) Definition: Al*lot", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Allotted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Allotting.] [OF. aloter, F. allotir; a (L. ad) + lot lot.
See Lot.]
1. To distribute by lot.

2. 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.

Ten years I will allot to the attainment of
knowledge. --Johnson.

Synonyms: accord, assign, grant, portion

See Also: administer, allocate, allot, allow, apply, apportion, appropriate, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, earmark, enfranchise, give, lot, mete out, parcel out, privilege, reallot, reserve, set aside, shell out

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