HyperDic: lot

English > 9 senses of the word lot / Lot:
NOUNquantitylot, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent
locationlota parcel of land having fixed boundaries
grouplot, set, circle, bandan unofficial association of people or groups
statelot, fortune, destiny, fate, luck, circumstances, portionyour overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens / happens to you)
artifactlot, drawanything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
grouplot, bunch, caboodleany collection in its entirety
person Lot(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham
VERBsociallotdivide into lots, as of land, for example
possessionlot, distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole outadminister or bestow, as in small portions
lot / Lot > pronunciation
Soundslaa't; lao't
Rhymesaforethought ... yacht: 79 rhymes with aat...
afterthought ... wrought: 19 rhymes with aot...
English > lot: 9 senses > noun 1, quantity
Meaning(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent.
Example "a lot of money"
Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
Narrowerflood, inundation, deluge, torrentAn overwhelming number or amount
haymowA mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishavalancha, barbaridad, bestialidad, burrada, cantidad, cúmulo, enormidad, fajo, lote, mogollón, montaña, montón, multitud, passel, pila
Catalanapilament, apilotament, castell, cúmul, estiba, feix, lot, manyoc, muntanya, munt, passel, pila, pilot, quantitat, tou
English > lot: 9 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA parcel of land having fixed boundaries.
Example"he bought a lot on the lake"
Narrowerparking lot, car park, park, parking areaA lot where cars are parked
vacant lot, building siteA lot on which there are no permanent buildings
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
Spanishparcela, solar
Catalanlot, solar
Verbslotdivide into lots, as of land, for example
English > lot: 9 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAn unofficial association of people or groups.
Example "they were an angry lot"
Synonymsset, circle, band
NarrowerFour HundredThe exclusive social set of a city
car poolA small group of car drivers who arrange to take turns driving while the others are passengers
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, campAn exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
cohortA band of warriors (originally / originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
conspiracy, confederacyA group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
horsy set, horsey setA set of people sharing a devotion to horses and horseback riding and horse racing
jet setA set of rich and fashionable people who travel widely for pleasure
party, companyA band of people associated temporarily in some activity
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishcírculo, conjunto, grupo
Catalancercle, colla, grup, penya
English > lot: 9 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningYour overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens / happens to you).
Example "has a happy lot"
Synonymsfortune, destiny, fate, luck, circumstances, portion
Narrowerfailurelack of success
good fortune, luckiness, good luckAn auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luckAn unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
providenceA manifestation of God's foresightful care for his creatures / creatures
BroaderconditionA mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
Spanishcircunstancias, destino, fortuna, sino, suerte, ventura
Catalancircumstàncies, destí, fat, fortuna, sort, ventura
English > lot: 9 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAnything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random.
Example "they drew lots for it"
Synonymdraw
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishsuerte
Catalansort
English > lot: 9 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningAny collection in its entirety.
Synonymsbunch, caboodle
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishconjunto, cuadrilla, montón, totalidad
Catalantotalitat
English > Lot: 9 senses > noun 7, person
Meaning(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.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofJew, Hebrew, IsraeliteA person belonging to the worldwide / worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural / cultural or religious ties
SpanishLot
CatalanLot
English > lot: 9 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdivide into lots, as of land, for example.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdivide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve upseparate into parts or portions
Nounslota parcel of land having fixed boundaries
English > lot: 9 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningAdminister or bestow, as in small portions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsdistribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out
Narrowerassign, allot, portionGive out
dealDistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game
give, applyGive or convey physically
reallotallot again
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishadjudicar, asignar, conceder, destinar, dispensar, distribuir, repartir
Catalanadjudicar, assignar, concedir, destinar, dispensar, distribuir, repartir

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