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allocation

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CIDE DICTIONARY

allocationn. [LL. allocatio: cf. F. allocation.].
  •  The act of putting one thing to another; a placing; disposition; arrangement.  Hallam.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An allotment or apportionment; as, an allocation of shares in a company.  [1913 Webster]
    "The allocation of the particular portions of Palestine to its successive inhabitants."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The admission of an item in an account, or an allowance made upon an account; -- a term used in the English exchequer.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

allocation

allotment, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrangement, array, arraying, assignment, attribution, collation, collocation, constitution, denomination, deployment, deposit, deposition, designation, determination, disposal, disposition, distribution, earmarking, emplacement, fixing, form, formation, formulation, lading, loading, localization, locating, location, marshaling, order, ordering, packing, pinning down, pinpointing, placement, placing, positioning, posting, precision, putting, regimentation, reposition, selection, setting aside, signification, situation, specification, spotting, stationing, stipulation, storage, stowage, structuring, syntax, tagging

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allocation

Arrangement

N arrangement, plan, preparation, disposal, disposition, collocation, allocation, distribution, sorting, assortment, allotment, apportionment, taxis, taxonomy, syntaxis, graduation, organization, grouping, tabulation, analysis, classification, clustering, division, digestion, digest, synopsis, syntagma, table, atlas, file, database, register, organism, architecture, sieve, riddle, screen, sorter, arranged, embattled, in battle array, cut and dried, methodical, orderly, regular, systematic, In vast cumbrous array.

Apportionment

N apportionment, allotment, consignment, assignment, appointment, appropriation, dispensation, distribution, division, deal, repartition, partition, administration, dividend, portion, contingent, share, allotment, fair share, allocation, lot, measure, dose, dole, meed, pittance, quantum, ration, ratio, proportion, quota, modicum, mess, allowance, suerte, apportioning, respective, respectively, each to each.


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