- al·lot·ta·ble, adjective
- al·lot·ter, noun
- mis·al·lot, verb (used with object), mis·al·lot·ted, mis·al·lot·ting.
- pre·al·lot, verb (used with object), pre·al·lot·ted, pre·al·lot·ting.
- re·al·lot, verb (used with object), re·al·lot·ted, re·al·lot·ting.
- a lot, allot
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How to use allot in a sentence
The bill allots up to 250,000 limits to certain occupational specialties.
Each year new names were added to his budget, like that of a reigning house which allots pensions to its forgotten servants.The Enemies of Women | Vicente Blasco Ibez
He designates the target, and, when practicable, allots a part of the target to each platoon.Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911 | United States War Department
A man can secure an allowance from the government of ten dollars a month to a dependent parent, if he allots five dollars a month.Mobilizing Woman-Power | Harriot Stanton Blatch
Meanwhile Aeneas traces the town with the plough and allots the homesteads; this he bids be Ilium, and these lands Troy.The Aeneid of Virgil | Virgil
The cowardly agitator allots that task to the native soldiers when we shall have succeeded in seducing them from their allegiance.Life in an Indian Outpost | Gordon Casserly
British Dictionary definitions for allot
to assign or distribute (shares, etc)
to designate for a particular purpose: money was allotted to cover expenses
(foll by to) apportion: we allotted two hours to the case
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