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Definition of "allot" []

  • To parcel out; distribute or apportion: allotting land to homesteaders; allot blame. (verb-transitive)
  • To assign as a portion; allocate: allotted 20 minutes to each speaker. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "allot" in a sentence
  • "Yes | No | Report from grover_dog wrote 15 weeks 19 hours ago is it just me or am I missing something? why in allot of photos are thp eople in the water with the fish up to their necks or in other shots completely wet like they just wrestled the fish, and boy do they hold em tight in those shots they don't mind gettign a lttle wet or slimey."
  • "Pedestrians in allot of cities, Eastern US and European cities especially where the roads are narrower, tend to abuse this relationship by crossing mid-block or against the light."
  • "I think we can all agree that computers (a major Identifying factor of a nerd), are major part of life, so his choice to use his allot is supposed to add to his kind of lonely atmosphere (f It still screams nerd, I may have to cut It.)"