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1. allocate

verb. ['ˈæləˌkeɪt'] distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose.

Synonyms

  • portion
  • assign
  • allot
  • award
  • apportion
  • reapportion
  • ration
  • reallocate
  • present

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • allocare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Allocate

  • abdicate
  • adjudicate
  • advocate
  • aguacate
  • aluminosilicate
  • authenticate
  • bifurcate
  • bifurcate
  • cheapskate
  • communicate
  • complicate
  • confiscate
  • dedicate
  • deprecate
  • domesticate
  • duplicate
  • educate
  • educate
  • equivocate
  • eradicate

Example sentences of the word allocate


1. Verb, base form
You need to know how much you can allocate to lodging and what type of accommodations you want.

Quotes containing the word allocate


1. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
- Herbert Simon

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