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allocate

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Verb (transitive)
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al=lo=cate
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

allocatev. t. [LL. allocatus, p. p. of allocare, fr. L. ad + locare to place. See Allow.].
  •  To distribute or assign; to allot.  Burke.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To localize.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

allocate, v.tr. (usu. foll. by to) assign or devote to (a purpose, person, or place).

Derivative
allocable adj. allocation n. allocator n.
Etymology
med.L allocare f. locus place

THESAURUS

allocate

align, allot, allow, appoint, apportion, appropriate to, array, assign, assign to, collocate, compose, deal, deal out, deploy, destine, detail, dispose, distribute, earmark, emplace, fate, fix, get a fix, give, home in on, install, line, line up, localize, locate, lot, make assignments, mark off, mark out for, marshal, mete out, navigate, ordain, parcel out, pin down, pinpoint, place, portion off, position, put in place, rally, range, regiment, reserve, restrict, restrict to, schedule, set, set apart, set aside, set off, set out, situate, space, spot, tag, triangulate, zero in on

ROGET THESAURUS

allocate

Apportionment

VB apportion, divide, distribute, administer, dispense, billet, allot, detail, cast, share, mete, portion out, parcel out, dole out, deal, carve, allocate, ration, ration out, assign, separate, partition, assign, appropriate, appoint, come in for one's share.


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