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Verb (usu participle)
6 in 6 verses (in OT : 6 in 6 verses)


allotv. t. [OF. aloter, F. allotir; a (L. ad) + lot lot. See Lot.].
  •  To distribute by lot.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Ten years I will allot to the attainment of knowledge."  [1913 Webster]


allot, v.tr. (allotted, allotting)
1 give or apportion to (a person) as a share or task; distribute officially to (they allotted us each a pair of boots; the men were allotted duties).
2 (foll. by to) give or distribute officially to (a sum was allotted to each charity).

OF aloter f. a to + LOT



accord, administer, afford, align, allocate, allow, appoint, apportion, appropriate to, array, assign, assign to, award, bestow, bestow on, collocate, communicate, compose, confer, deal, deal out, destine, detail, dish out, dispense, dispose, distribute, divide, dole, dole out, donate, earmark, equip, extend, fate, fit out, fix, fork out, furnish, gift, gift with, give, give freely, give out, grant, hand out, heap, help to, impart, issue, lavish, let have, line, line up, lot, make assignments, mark off, mark out for, marshal, mete, mete out, offer, ordain, parcel out, place, portion off, pour, prescribe, present, proffer, rain, rally, range, regiment, render, reserve, restrict, restrict to, schedule, serve, set, set apart, set aside, set off, set out, share out, shell out, shower, slip, snow, space, tag, tender, vouchsafe, yield




VB reduce to order, bring into order, introduce order into, rally, arrange, dispose, place, form, put in order, set in order, place in order, set out, collocate, pack, marshal, range, size, rank, group, parcel out, allot, distribute, deal, cast the parts, assign the parts, dispose of, assign places to, assort, sort, sift, riddle, put to rights, set to rights, put into shape, put in trim, put in array, apportion, class, classify, divide, file, string together, thread, register, catalogue, tabulate, index, graduate, digest, grade, methodize, regulate, systematize, coordinate, organize, settle, fix, unravel, disentangle, ravel, card, disembroil, feaze.


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.


VB be due, to, be the due, of, have right to, have title to, have claim to, be entitled to, have a claim upon, belong to, deserve, merit, be worthy of, richly deserve, demand, claim, call upon for, come upon for, appeal to for, revendicate, reclaim, exact, insist on, insist upon, challenge, take one's stand, make a point of, require, lay claim to, assert, assume, arrogate, make good, substantiate, vindicate a claim, vindicate a right, fit for, qualify for, make out a case, give a right, confer a right, entitle, authorize, sanctify, legalize, ordain, prescribe, allot, give every one his due, pay one's dues, have one's due, have one's rights, use a right, assert, enforce, put in force, lay under contribution.

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