See also: a lot, alot, and al·lot

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Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English allotten, from Old French aloter (Modern French allotir). à + lot.

Verb edit

allot (third-person singular simple present allots, present participle allotting, simple past and past participle allotted)

  1. (transitive) To distribute or apportion by (or as if by) lot.
  2. (transitive) To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose.
    Each candidate was allotted five minutes to make a presentation in front of the judges.
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Etymology 2 edit

Adverb edit

allot (not comparable)

  1. Misspelling of a lot.

Noun edit

allot (uncountable)

  1. Misspelling of a lot.

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Northern Sami edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈalloh(t)/

Verb edit


  1. first-person plural imperative of ii