Thesaurus

allocates

verb
present tense third-person singular of allocate

Synonyms & Antonyms of allocates

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

Synonyms for allocates

Words Related to allocates

Phrases Synonymous with allocates

Near Antonyms for allocates

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about allocates

Cite this Entry

“Allocates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/allocates. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on allocates

Nglish: Translation of allocates for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of allocates for Arabic Speakers

Comments on allocates

What made you want to look up allocates? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!