HyperDic: allotment

English > 2 senses of the word allotment:
NOUNpossessionallotment, allocationa share set aside for a specific purpose
actallotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignationthe act of distributing by allotting / allotting or apportioning
allotment > pronunciation
Soundsahlaa'tmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > allotment: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA share set aside for a specific purpose.
Synonymallocation
NarrowerquotaA proportional share assigned to each participant
reallocationA share that has been allocated again
Broadershare, portion, part, percentageassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
Spanishasignación
Catalanassignació, distribució
English > allotment: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of distributing by allotting / allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan.
Synonymsapportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation
NarrowerdealThe act of apportioning or distributing something
grant, subsidization, subsidisationThe act of providing a subsidy
parcel, portion, shareThe allotment of some amount by dividing something
rationingThe act of rationing
reallotment, reapportionment, reallocationA new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
BroaderdistributionThe act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
Spanishasignación, distribución, erogación, parcelación, prorrateo, repartimiento, reparto
Catalanerogació, parcel·lació, prorrateig, repartició, repartiment
Verbsallotadminister or bestow, as in small portions

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