Allotted
Allot Al*lot", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allotted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allotting}.] [OF. aloter, F. allotir; a (L. ad) + lot lot. See {Lot}.] 1. To distribute by lot. [1913 Webster]

2. To distribute, or parcel out in parts or portions; or to distribute to each individual concerned; to assign as a share or lot; to set apart as one's share; to bestow on; to grant; to appoint; as, let every man be contented with that which Providence allots him. [1913 Webster]

Ten years I will allot to the attainment of knowledge. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • allotted — adj. Allotted is used with these nouns: ↑span …   Collocations dictionary

  • allotted — adjective given as a task her allotted chores • Similar to: ↑assigned …   Useful english dictionary

  • allotted — adj. distributed, apportioned, parceled out al·lot || É™ lÉ’t v. give out, distribute; ration; set aside for a special purpose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allotted — totalled …   Anagrams dictionary

  • allotted shares — Shares distributed by allotment to new shareholders (allottees). The shares form part of the allotted share capital. See also: issued share capital …   Accounting dictionary

  • allotted shares — Shares distributed by allotment to new shareholders (allottees) …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • allotted land — See allotment …   Black's law dictionary

  • allotted land — See allotment …   Black's law dictionary

  • well-allotted — adj. * * * …   Universalium

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