verb (used with object), lot·ted, lot·ting.
verb (used without object), lot·ted, lot·ting.
Origin of lot
Related formslot·ter, nounin·ter·lot, verb (used with object) in·ter·lot·ted, in·ter·lot·ting.sub·lot, nounun·lot·ted, adjective
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Origin of lot.
Definition for lot (5 of 5)
Can be confuseda lot allot
Examples from the Web for lot
I think a lot of it has to do with the attitude and the energy behind it and the honesty.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was a lot of positive feedback from people interested in non-gender binary people.
If anything the work the two cops and the maintenance guy were doing deserves more respect and probably helped a lot more people.
There was a lot of prison fiction from movies and books to mine.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A lot of people ring in the New Year with vows to lose weight and exercise.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Carlier said to Kayerts in a careless tone: "I say, chief, I might just as well give him a lift with this lot into the store."Tales of Unrest|Joseph Conrad
He wrote a lot of letters this morning and put them in his dispatch-box.'Farewell, Nikola'|Guy Boothby
So I think I did a good job and made a lot of friends, who used to write to me from there.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter, for thy heart is not right in the sight of God.The Apostles|Ernest Renan
I've lived and borne my lot these eight or nine long years, and can bear it longer if need be.Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life|Charles King
British Dictionary definitions for lot (1 of 3)
adverb (preceded by a) informal
verb lots, lotting or lotted
Word Origin for lot
British Dictionary definitions for lot (2 of 3)
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Idioms and Phrases with lot (1 of 2)
see a lot; carry (a lot of) weight; cast one's lot with; fat chance (lot); have (a lot) going for one; have a lot on one's plate; leave a lot to be desired; quite a bit (lot); think a lot of.
Idioms and Phrases with lot (2 of 2)
Very many, a large number; also, very much. For example, A lot of people think the economy is declining, or Sad movies always made her cry a lot. It is sometimes put as a whole lot for greater emphasis, as in I learned a whole lot in his class. It may also emphasize a comparative indication of amount, as in We need a whole lot more pizza to feed everyone, or Mary had a lot less nerve than I expected. [Colloquial; early 1800s]