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1 to give as a share or portion
  • not enough computers to allocate one to every student

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2 to give out (something) to appropriate individuals
  • allocated the housework in such a way that the older kids got more than the younger ones

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3 to keep or intend for a special purpose
  • sliced the strawberries after first allocating all the nicest ones for the top of the cake

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The first known use of allocate was in 1616

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“Allocate.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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