Definition of allot:
dish, get by, lot, circulate, set apart, put, deal out, depute, contend, disperse, circularize, propagate, care, yield, arrogate, mete out, measure out, dole out, dish up, concede, destine, grapple, admeasure, dish out, spread, pass around, accord, delegate, grant, administrate, hand out, manage, hand over, cover, pass on, harmonise, plow, divide up, appropriate, impute, trade, cede, portion out, cope, handle, fit in, agree, stagger, broadcast, hand, pass out, serve up, parcel out, set aside, consort, concord, conduct, appoint, make do, give out, divvy up, assign, make out, circularise, treat, harmonize, specify, address, part with, shell out, collect, administer, carry on, designate, consider, sell, deed over, select, take, portion, look at, diffuse, disseminate.
- allot (part of speech: verb)
- portion (part of speech: verb)
give (part of speech: verb)
- "The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)", John West.
It is also serviceable in a democracy and an oligarchy to allot those who take no part in public affairs an equality or a preference in other things; the rich in a democracy, to the poor in an oligarchy: but still all the principal offices in the state to be filled only by those who are best qualified to discharge them.- "Politics A Treatise on Government", Aristotle.
I hope and believe, you are now so much master of them, that two hours every day, uninterruptedly, for a year or two more, will make you perfectly so; and I think you cannot now allot them a greater share than that of your time, considering the many other things you have to learn and to do.- "Letters to His Son, 1749", The Earl of Chesterfield.