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lot

 
Noun lot has 7 senses
  1. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew - (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
    --1 is a kind of large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount
    --1 has particulars: flood, inundation, deluge, torrent
  2. lot - a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
    --2 is a kind of
    tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
    --2 has particulars:
     parking lot, car park, park, parking area; vacant lot, building site
    Derived form: verb lot1
  3. fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion - your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
    --3 is a kind of condition
    --3 has particulars:
     good fortune, good luck; providence; misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luck; failure
  4. bunch, lot, caboodle - any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
    --4 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
  5. set, circle, band, lot - an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
    --5 is a kind of social group
    --5 has particulars:
     car pool; clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp; cohort; conspiracy, confederacy; Four Hundred; horsy set, horsey set; jet set; party, company
  6. draw, lot - anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
    --6 is a kind of object, physical object
  7. Lot - (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
    --7 is a kind of
    Jew, Hebrew, Israelite
Verb lot has 2 senses
  1. lot - divide into lots, as of land, for example
    --1 is one way to
    divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up
    Derived form: noun lot2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. 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"
    --2 is one way to give
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
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