a lot vs allot

a lot allot

Definitions

  • 1) To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose
  • 2) To distribute or apportion by (or as if by) lot
  • 3) administer or bestow, as in small portions
  • 4) give out
  • 5) allow to have
  • 6) To grant; assign; appropriate: as, to allot a sum of money for some specific purpose.
  • 7) Synonyms Dispense, Distribute, etc. See dispense.
  • 8) To divide or distribute as by lot; distribute or parcel out; apportion: as, to allot shares in a public company.
  • 9) To appoint; destine; set apart.
  • 10) To assign as a portion; allocate.
  • 11) To parcel out; distribute or apportion.
  • 12) To distribute by lot.
  • 13) 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.

Examples

  • 1) We are only ten minutes into the allotted hour but the tone is set.
  • 2) You must be careful not to get too carried away and spend more than your fifteen allotted minutes.
  • 3) Is our allotted hour already over?
  • 4) Our allotted hour has long since elapsed, but she is in no hurry to go.
  • 5) Your allotted hour passes, you take the drug and by the next day you will test negative.
  • 6) We were allotted one hour to attend to these patients and often two nurses would visit if the patient was particularly heavy or difficult to move.
  • 7) So the gaps mean that other trainees have to cover, which reduces training time and takes them over their allotted hours.
  • 8) When the player lands on a square, he or she has to put the allotted amount of money in the piggy bank.
  • 9) He has said that about 11,000 homes were under construction and that all of the allotted money would be used by house builders.
  • 10) I saw no point in staying for the full, allotted hour.
  • 11) Almost three quarters of staff claim they are'too busy' to take the allotted hour.
  • 12) He also decides when the photographer and I will leave, which is an hour after our allotted time.
  • 13) Under the revised system, athletes can telephone up to one minute before their allotted hour to revise their movements; they can also send a text message.
  • 14) Yes | No | Report from grover_dog wrote 15 weeks 19 hours ago is it just me or am I missing something? why in allot of photos are thp eople in the water with the fish up to their necks or in other shots completely wet like they just wrestled the fish, and boy do they hold em tight in those shots they don't mind gettign a lttle wet or slimey.
  • 15) Pedestrians in allot of cities, Eastern US and European cities especially where the roads are narrower, tend to abuse this relationship by crossing mid-block or against the light.
  • 16) I think we can all agree that computers (a major Identifying factor of a nerd), are major part of life, so his choice to use his allot is supposed to add to his kind of lonely atmosphere (f It still screams nerd, I may have to cut It.)
  • 17) What we have been noticing allot is we put out such a large assortment of appetizers and adorn them in these fancy little plates with dips and all that goes with it, everyone that comes over picks and picks and picks and by the time the meal is served, they’re just not that hungry any more.
  • 18) ‘She made a name for herself in the mid-1990s by charging that MIT discriminated against female scientists, allotting them less lab space and giving them fewer plum assignments.’
  • 19) ‘One portion of each side of the road is allotted for pedestrians, the other portion for cyclists.’
  • 20) ‘The government too had to be blamed as a portion of the lake was allotted for sale.’
  • 21) ‘We were then divided into groups and told to allot tasks such as kayaking, snorkelling and archery to various members.’
  • 22) ‘Finally, my ears perked when she rattled off our room numbers and allotted our keys.’
  • 23) ‘Intent and effort toward holistic living is more important than trying to allot equal time to different parts of life.’
  • 24) ‘While allotting money to these institutional programs is federally mandated, states are not required to provide home-based alternatives, and many don't.’
  • 25) ‘In an angry outburst against institutions that fleece their students, he argues against allotting different dates to pay fees for different classes.’
  • 26) ‘The statistics are difficult to assess as allotting causes of various types of collapse to overwork is medically controversial and often socially embarrassing.’
  • 27) ‘Their three-room house was built five years ago on five cents of land allotted by the Government.’
  • 28) ‘Much of the human population there lacks the essentials, so of course homeless dogs and cats are allotted next to nothing.’
  • 29) ‘They should resign from those positions because the posts were allotted to the party, not to them.’
  • 30) ‘His uncle who has a furniture shop has allotted a table space outside the shop to help him operate from there.’
  • 31) ‘At that point, if you steal my remote, or my one daily allotted cookie, I will wail on you.’
  • 32) ‘They were allotted three meals a day, but there was a catch: their hands never came out of restraints.’
  • 33) ‘In all the big swing states, electors are allotted on a winner-take-all basis.’
  • 34) ‘The first floor is thought to have housed a communal dormitory, with each vicar allotted a bay.’
  • 35) ‘The report calls for a dramatic restructuring of how aid is allotted in the region.’
  • 36) ‘She allots roles only towards the end, so that ‘every girl knows the play, and knows it well‘.’
  • 37) ‘To answer that question, Snyder told me that she allots two hours a day where she must sit down and write.’
  • 38) We were allotted new notebooks
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