Complete Definition of "lot"

see|Lot
English

Pronunciation
AHD|lÅt, IPA|/lÉt/, SAMPA|/lQt/
audio|en-us-lot.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ét|-Ét

Noun
en-noun

  1. A large quantity or number; a great deal.

#:to spend a lot of money
#:lots of people think so

  1. A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively.

#:a lot of stationery

  1. informal A number of people taken collectively.

#:a sorry lot
#:a bad lot

  1. A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field.

#:a building lot in a city

  1. That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate.
  2. Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without man's choice or will.

#:to cast lots
#:to draw lots

  1. The part, or fate, that falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning.
  2. A prize in a lottery.

Synonyms
i-c|large quantity or number load, mass, pile
i-c|number of things taken collectively batch, collection, group, set
i-c|informal: a number of people taken collectively crowd, gang, group
i-c|distinct portion or plot of land allotment, parcel, plot
i-c|that which happens without human design or forethought destiny, fate, fortune
i-c|anything used in determining a question by chance
i-c|fate that falls to one by chance
i-c|prize in a lottery prize

Derived terms
a lot

Translations

large quantity or number
See a lot

trans-top|number of things taken collectively
Finnish: erä
French: groupe m, ensemble m
trans-mid
German: Menge f, Los n, Charge f, Haufen m, Anzahl f
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trans-top|informal: a number of people taken collectively
French: bande f
trans-mid
German: Gruppe f, Menge f, Haufen m, Häuflein n
Portuguese: bando m
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trans-top|distinct portion or plot of land
Finnish: tontti
German: Parzelle f, Grund m, Grundstück, n
trans-mid
Swedish: tomt
trans-bottom

trans-top|that which happens without human design or forethought
French: destin m
German: Schicksal n, Los n
trans-mid
Italian: destino m
trans-bottom

trans-top|anything used in determining a question by chance
Finnish: arpa
German: Los n
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|fate that falls to one by chance
German: Los n, Schicksal n
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|prize in a lottery
Finnish: voitto
trans-mid
German: Los n
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Albanian

Noun
lot m

  1. tear

Category:Albanian nouns


Dutch

Noun
lot

  1. lot
  2. destiny
  3. lottery ticket

Category:Dutch nouns


Kurdish

Noun
lot

  1. jump

Category:Kurdish language


Polish

Noun
lot

  1. flight

Category:Polish nouns


Scottish Gaelic

Noun
lot m, gen lota, pl lotan

  1. sore, wound
  2. sting

Category:Scottish Gaelic nouns


Tatar

Noun
lot

  1. A unit of weight: 1 lot 3 mısqal 12.797 g (archaic) 1

Declension
tt-latin-noun|nıñ|qa|nı|ta|tan

Category:Tatar nouns
Category:tt:Units of measure

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