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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Allot \Al*lot"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Allotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Allotting.] [OF. aloter, F. allotir; a (L. ad) + lot lot. See Lot.] 1. To distribute by lot. [1913 Webster] 2. To distribute, or parcel out in parts or portions; or to distribute to each individual concerned; to assign as a share or lot; to set apart as one's share; to bestow on; to grant; to appoint; as, let every man be contented with that which Providence allots him. [1913 Webster] Ten years I will allot to the attainment of knowledge. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]