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Webster 1913 Edition


Allot

Al-lot′

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Allotted
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Allotting
.]
[OF.
aloter
, F.
allotir
;
a
(L.
ad
) +
lot
lot. See
Lot
.]
1.
To distribute by lot.
2.
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
.
Ten years I will
allot
to the attainment of knowledge.
Johnson.

Webster 1828 Edition


Allot

ALLOT'

,
Verb.
T.
[of ad and lot; See Lot.]
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.

Definition 2022


allot

allot

See also: a lot and alot

English

Verb

allot (third-person singular simple present allots, present participle allotting, simple past and past participle allotted)

  1. (transitive) To distribute or apportion by (or as if by) lot.
  2. (transitive) To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose.

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Northern Sami

Verb

allot

  1. first-person plural imperative of ii