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allot

 
Verb allot has 3 senses
  1. assign, allot, portion - give out or allot; "We were assigned new uniforms"
    --1 is one way to distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. accord, allot, grant - allow to have; "grant a privilege"
    --2 is one way to give
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  3. distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out - administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"
    --3 is one way to give
    Derived form: noun allotment2
    Sample sentences:
    They allot the food to the people
    They allot the people the food
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