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Noun: lot  lót
  1. (often followed by 'of') a large number, amount or extent
    "a lot of money";
    - batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, mass, mess, mickle [archaic], mint, mountain, muckle, passel [US], peck, pile [informal], plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, bunch [informal]
  2. A parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    "he bought a lot on the lake"
  3. An unofficial association of people or groups
    "they were an angry lot";
    - set, circle, band
  4. Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    "has a happy lot";
    - fortune, destiny, fate, luck, circumstances, portion, circs [Brit, informal]
  5. Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
    "they drew lots for it";
    - draw
  6. Any collection in its entirety
    "she bought the whole lot";
    - bunch, caboodle [informal]
  7. One or more items auctioned or sold as a unit, separate from other items
Verb: lot (lotted,lotting)  lót
  1. Divide into lots, as of land, for example
  2. Give or provide in small portions
    - distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, dispense, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out, mete, dole
Noun: Lot  lót
  1. (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction

Derived forms: lots, lotting, lotted

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, article, assemblage, carve up, collection, condition, dissever, divide, give, Hebrew, Israelite, Jew, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, object, parcel, parcel of land, physical object, piece of ground, piece of land, separate, social group, split, split up, tract

Encyclopedia: Lot, France