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Verb: allot (allotted,allotting)  u'lót
  1. Give out
    "We were allotted new uniforms";
    - assign, portion
     
  2. Let have; give the right to; give the opportunity or permission to
    "Mandela was allotted few visitors in prison";
    - allow, grant, accord
     
  3. Give or provide in small portions
    "allot critical remarks to everyone present";
    - distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, dole out, mete, dole

Sounds like: a lot

Derived forms: allotting, allots, allotted

Type of: give

Encyclopedia: Allot