The definition of allot means to give out a certain amount or share.(verb)
An example of allot is a child giving out equal numbers of playing cards to each player.
Allot is defined as to earmark or designate.(verb)
An example of allot is setting aside a piece of land meant for a children's playground to be built on it.
Allot means to put aside for a particular reason.(verb)
A wife putting aside dinner on a plate for her husband when he comes home is an example of allot.
See allot in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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transitive verb al·lot·ted, al·lot·ting, al·lots
Origin: Middle English alotten
Origin: , from Old French aloter
Origin: : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-)
Origin: + lot, portion (of Germanic origin).
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