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1. allotment

noun. ['əˈlɑːtmənt'] a share set aside for a specific purpose.

Synonyms

  • percentage
  • part
  • reallocation
  • share
  • quota
  • allocation

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • refrain
  • take
  • concentration

Etymology

  • alotement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Allotment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word allotment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Any sugar you have throughout the day takes up some of your carbohydrate allotment.

2. Adjective
The result is your benefit allotment amount.

2. allotment

noun. ['əˈlɑːtmənt'] the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan.

Synonyms

  • portion
  • apportionment
  • parcelling
  • subsidisation
  • share
  • deal
  • allocation
  • reallotment
  • parceling
  • distribution
  • reapportionment
  • apportioning
  • grant
  • rationing
  • reallocation
  • assignation
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • alotement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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