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Definition 1: allow to have - [verb of possession]

Samples where allot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • grant a privilege

Synonyms for allot in the sense of this definition

(allot is a kind of ...) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

"I gave her my money" "can you give me lessons?" "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

(... is a kind of allot ) accord by verdict

"give a decision for the plaintiff"

(... is a kind of allot ) grant voting rights

Definition 2: give out - [verb of possession]

Samples where allot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We were assigned new uniforms

Synonyms for allot in the sense of this definition

(allot is a kind of ...) administer or bestow, as in small portions

"administer critical remarks to everyone present" "dole out some money" "shell out pocket money for the children" "deal a blow to someone" "the machine dispenses soft drinks"

(... is a kind of allot ) give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

"I will earmark this money for your research" "She sets aside time for meditation every day"

(... is a kind of allot ) distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose

"I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis" "I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip"

Definition 3: administer or bestow, as in small portions - [verb of possession]

Samples where allot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • administer critical remarks to everyone present
  • dole out some money
  • shell out pocket money for the children
  • deal a blow to someone
  • the machine dispenses soft drinks

Synonyms for allot in the sense of this definition

(allot is a kind of ...) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

"I gave her my money" "can you give me lessons?" "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

(... is a kind of allot ) give out

"We were assigned new uniforms"

(... is a kind of allot ) allot again

"They were realloted additional farm land"

(... is a kind of allot ) distribute cards to the players in a game

"Who's dealing?"

(... is a kind of allot ) give or convey physically

"She gave him First Aid" "I gave him a punch in the nose"

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