verb (used with object), al·lo·cat·ed, al·lo·cat·ing.
Origin of allocate
Examples from the Web for allocated
All the slots for arrivals and departures are allocated months in advance.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
More than 40,000 regular police from a force already stretched by the protests have been allocated to mind the event.Pope Francis’s Trip to Rio: The Security Challenge|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet resources will also be allocated to some new writers and even some smaller books—because they have to be.Why Random and Penguin Must Merge—And When They Almost Did|Gayle Feldman|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The CBO predicted that about 400,000 people would enroll, rapidly depleting the $5 billion that had been allocated.
The U.S. military had not established any prisoner of war protocols or allocated resources to handle the captured enemy.The First American: Excerpt from Henry Crumpton’s ‘The Art of Intelligence’|Henry A. Crumpton|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hence the loans were allocated for the purchase of material in this country and substantially aided American industries.
Pete allocated Aunt Caroline according to his idea of where she would do the most good.Good References|E. J. Rath
Bulgaria allocated only 0.5 percent of its total GNP to the field of education.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Those from "del Norte" are considered Huchiun and those "del Este" are allocated to area 5.
Could not artists be allocated at birth in a system of unchangeable groups?
Word Origin for allocate
1630s, from verbal used of adjective allocate (mid-15c. in legal use), from Medieval Latin allocate (the common first word of writs authorizing payment), imperative plural of allocare "allocate," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + locare "to place" (see locate). Related: Allocated; allocating.