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lot

noun

1 lot

often followed by `of' A large number or amount or extent:
— A lot of money.

synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, mass, mess, mickle ... show more.

Roget 786: apportionment, allotment, consignment, assignment, appointment; appropriation; dispensation, distribution; division, deal; repartition, partition; administration.    dividend, ... show more

Roget 25: quantity, magnitude; size etc. (dimensions) 192; amplitude, magnitude, mass, amount, sum, quantum, measure, ... show more

Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement; team; concourse, conflux, congregation, ... show more

Dutch: bende, berg, boel, bom, bulk, bups, een groot aantal, hoop, kluit, kwak ... show more
Polish: armia, legion, tabun, zastęp



2 lot

A parcel of land having fixed boundaries.

Dutch: kavel, partij, perceel, verkavelen
Polish: działka, plac, posesja, parcela

3 lot

An unofficial association of people or groups:
— They were an angry lot.

synonyms: band, circle, set.

Roget 7: state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper; aspect etc. (appearance) ... show more

Dutch: groep, kring
Polish: grono, koło, krąg

4 lot

Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you):
— Has a happy lot.

synonyms: circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, luck, portion.

Roget 621: chance etc. 156; lot, fate etc. (necessity) 601; luck; good luck etc. (good) 618; ... show more

Dutch: geluk, toedracht

5 lot

Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random:
— They drew lots for it.

synonym: draw.

6 lot

Any collection in its entirety.

synonyms: bunch, caboodle.

Dutch: kavel, kaveling, koop, zootje
Polish: kiść

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.

Dutch: Lot, lot

verb

1 lot

Divide into lots, as of land, for example.

2 lot

Administer or bestow, as in small portions.

synonyms: administer, allot, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, mete out, parcel out ... show more.

Dutch: dealen, uitdelen, verdelen


Moby thesaurus: A to Z, A to izzard, Friday, Friday the thirteenth, a mass of, a world of, abundance, accidentality, acres, actuarial calculation, adventitiousness, affluence, aggregate, aggregation, all, all and sundry, allocate, allot, allotment, allow ... show more.

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