Complete Definition of "allot"

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English

Etymology
From OF. aloter (French: allotir). à + lot.

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ÉËlÉt/, SAMPA|/@"lQt/
(General American|US) IPA|/ÉËlÉt/, SAMPA|/@"lAt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ét|-Ét

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb|allott|ing

  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.

Related terms
allotment

Translations
Spanish: asignar, distribuir

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