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allotment

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Synonyms and Antonyms of allotment

  1. 1 a sum of money allotted for a specific use by official or formal action the library budget was reduced, while allotments for city officials' travel expenses were increased Synonyms allocation, appropriation, annuity, entitlement, grant, subsidy, subventionRelated Words aid, assistance, block grant, grant-in-aid, set-aside; foreign aid, relief, state aid; advance, allowance, benefit, bequest, endowment, fund, legacy, stipend, trust, trust fund

  2. 2 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group every kindergartner received colored paper, scissors, and an allotment of paste to make paper chains Synonyms share, allowance, cut, end, part, piece, portion, proportion, quota, slice, takeRelated Words lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segmentNear Antonyms aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole

  3. 3 the act or process of giving out something to each member of a group the allotment of exhibition space at the annual trade show is always fraught with politics and infighting Synonyms admeasurement, allocation, distribution, apportionment, disbursement, dispensation, division, issuanceRelated Words reallocation, reapportionment, redistribution, redivision, repartition; division, partition, separation


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