An example of lot is someone with sixty pairs of socks, lots of socks.
An example of lot is finishing a marathon one mile ahead of the other runners, to finish a lot ahead.
An example of lot is a lottery ball.
Is in a lot of trouble; has lots of friends.
Felt a lot better; ran lots faster; doesn't go out a whole lot; has seen her lots lately.
Placating an angry lot of tenants; kids who were a noisy lot.
It was her lot to struggle for years in obscurity.
Her unhappy lot.
A lot of stamps sold at an auction.
That dog is a contented lot.
A parking lot.
Casting lots to see who will go first.
Chosen by lot.
The lot fell on the widow's only son.
- A subdivision of a block in a town or city.
- A parcel of land in a cemetery.
A lot of cars, lots of money.
To choose men by lot.
To spend a lot of money; lots of people think so.
A lot of stationery.
A sorry lot; a bad lot.
A building lot in a city.
To cast lots; to draw lots.
The table was loaded with food, but by evening there was nothing but crumbs; we had eaten the lot.
If I were in charge, I'd fire the lot of them.
They're a bad lot.
- a great deal; very mucha lot happier.
- to take one's chances in association with; share the fortune of
- to decide an issue by using lots
- the whole of a quantity or numberA dollar apiece, or ten for the lot.