verb (used with object), al·lo·cat·ed, al·lo·cat·ing.
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Origin of allocate
synonym study for allocate
OTHER WORDS FROM allocateal·lo·ca·tor, nounde·al·lo·cate, verb (used with object), de·al·lo·cat·ed, de·al·lo·cat·ing.re·al·lo·cate, verb (used with object), re·al·lo·cat·ed, re·al·lo·cat·ing.un·al·lo·cat·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for allocate
“It pretty much looks like taking a central solar plant and allocating it across 3,000 roofs,” said Rumido.
Unlike in years past, more than 40 states are allocating their delegates proportionally, instead of winner take all.
TF: It may be at certain stages of development—for allocating resources, for example.
It's a very efficient way of allocating resources and capital.
In the face of all this the colonies were conspicuously and notoriously unable to agree upon any principle of allocating grants.The Story of Newfoundland|Frederick Edwin Smith, Earl of Birkenhead
Allocating three percent or less of GDP for defense could easily prove to be a ceiling and not a floor.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
How are you to subdivide these magisterial districts for the purpose of allocating members?Liberalism and the Social Problem|Winston Spencer Churchill
It consists in taking the whole performance to pieces and allocating the praise.Faces in the Fire|Frank W. Boreham
The bill was accompanied by a financial scheme for a new system of allocating the parliamentary grant.