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English

Etymology

From Old French aloter (French: allotir). à + lot.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to allot

Third person singular
allott

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to allot (third-person singular simple present allott, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To distribute by lot.
  2. (transitive) 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.

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