HyperDic: sortition

English > 1 sense of the word sortition:
NOUNactsortition, casting lots, drawing lotsmaking a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
English > sortition: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningmaking a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn.
Synonymscasting lots, drawing lots
Broaderdecision, determination, conclusionThe act of making up your mind about something
Catalaninsaculació

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