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allotment

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Noun
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al=lot=ment
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30 in 23 verses (in OT : 30 in 23 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

allotmentn. [Cf. OF. alotement, F. allotement.].
  •  The act of allotting; assignment.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or by the act of God; anything set apart for a special use or to a distinct party.  [1913 Webster]
    "The alloments of God and nature."  [1913 Webster]
    "A vineyard and an allotment for olives and herbs."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.  [1913 Webster]
Cottage allotment, an allotment of a small portion of land to a country laborer for garden cultivation. [Eng.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

allotment, n.
1 a small piece of land rented (usu. from a local authority) for cultivation.
2 a share allotted.
3 the action of allotting.

THESAURUS

allotment

C ration, K ration, aid, alimony, allocation, allowance, annuity, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrangement, array, arraying, assignment, assistance, big end, bigger half, bit, bite, board, bounty, budget, chunk, collation, collocation, commission, commons, constitution, contingent, cut, deal, depletion allowance, deployment, destiny, disposal, disposition, distribution, dividend, dole, earmarking, emergency rations, end, equal share, fate, fellowship, field rations, financial assistance, form, formation, formulation, grant, grant-in-aid, guaranteed annual income, half, halver, help, helping, interest, kitchen garden, lot, market garden, marshaling, meals, measure, meed, mess, modicum, moiety, old-age insurance, order, ordering, part, patch, pecuniary aid, pension, percentage, piece, placement, plot, portion, price support, proportion, public assistance, public welfare, quantum, quota, rake-off, ration, rations, regimentation, relief, retirement benefits, scholarship, segment, setting aside, share, short commons, slice, small share, stake, stipend, stock, structuring, subsidization, subsidy, subvention, support, syntax, tagging, tax benefit, tract, truck garden, tucker, welfare, welfare aid, welfare payments

ROGET THESAURUS

allotment

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, 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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