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  Definition of Lot
  1. anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
  2. any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
  3. an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
  4. a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
  5. (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
  6. (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"
  7. 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"
  8. 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"
  9. divide into lots, as of land, for example
Similar Words: draw, lot, bunch, caboodle, set, circle, band, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew, fortune, destiny, fate, luck, circumstances, portion, distribute, administer, mete out, parcel out, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out

 

Hyponyms: car pool, clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp, cohort, conspiracy, confederacy, Four Hundred, horsy set, horsey set, jet set, party, company, parking lot, car park, park, parking area, vacant lot, building site, flood, inundation, deluge, torrent, good fortune, good luck, providence, misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luck, failure, assign, allot, portion, reallot, deal, give, apply

 

Derivational Morphology: draw, cast, lot, jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad, throng, mob, pack, pile, heap, allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation, dispensation, dispenser, deal, distribution, allocator, distributor, distributer, electrical distributor

 

 
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