HyperDic: allocate

English > 1 sense of the word allocate:
VERBpossessionallocate, apportiondistribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
allocate > pronunciation
Soundsae'lahkey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > allocate: 1 sense > verb 1, possession
MeaningDistribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey allocate the money to them; They allocate them the money
Synonymapportion
Narroweraward, presentGive, especially as an honor or reward
ration, ration outDistribute in rations, as in the army
reapportion, reallocateallocate, distribute, or apportion anew
Broaderassign, allot, portionGive out
Spanishadjudicar, distribuir, repartir
Catalanassignar, destinar, distribuir, repartir
Adjectivesallocable, allocatablecapable of being distributed
Nounsallocationthe act of distributing by allotting / allotting or apportioning
allocation(computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions
allocationa share set aside for a specific purpose
allocatora person with authority to allot / allot / allot or deal out or apportion

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