Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To distribute by lot.
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.
Ten years I will
allotto the attainment of knowledge.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To divide or distribute by lot.
2.To distribute, or parcel out in parts or portions; or to distribute a share to each individual concerned.
3.To grant, as a portion; to give, assign or appoint in general.
Let every man be contented with that which providence allots to him.