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lot

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lot

  1. 1 a small piece of land that is developed or available for development the softball team often plays in the vacant lot down at the end of the street Synonyms of lot parcel, plat, plot, property, tract Words Related to lot patch; frontage; lease; development; real estate

  2. 2 a considerable amount you'll need to do a lot of studying for the test you sure bought a lot of clothing Synonyms of lot abundance, barrel, basketful, boatload, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, heap, hundred, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, mass, mess, mountain, much, multiplicity, myriad, oodles, pack, passel, peck, pile, plateful, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, pot, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, sheaf, shipload, sight, slew, spate, stack, store, ton, truckload, volume, wad, wealth, yard Words Related to lot epidemic, plague, rash; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, plethora, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; deluge, flood, overflow; army, bevy, cram, crowd, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mob, multitude, press, score, sea, swarm, throng; gazillion, jillion, kazillion, million, thousands, trillion, zillion Phrases all kinds (of), quite a bit Near Antonyms of lot atom, crumb, dot, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, grain, granule, iota, jot, modicum, molecule, mote, nubbin, particle, ray, scintilla, scrap, shred, tittle, whit; smatter, smattering; dash, drop, morsel, shot; piece, portion, section; absence, dearth, famine, lack, paucity, poverty, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, want; deficiency, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency, meagerness, scantiness, scantness, skimpiness Antonyms of lot ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick, little, mite, mouthful, nip, ounce, peanuts, pinch, pittance, scruple, shade, shadow, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), speck, spot, sprinkle, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, taste, touch, trace

  3. 3 a small area of usually open land there were still plenty of Christmas trees available for sale in the lot Synonyms of lot clearing, ground, field, parcel, plat, plot, tractWords Related to lot common(s), croft [chiefly British]; grass, green, greensward, lawn; glade, grassland, heath, heathland, lea (or ley), meadow, moor, pasture, pastureland

  4. 4 a number of things considered as a unit the auctioneer next introduced a lot containing several pieces of fine china Synonyms of lot array, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, huddle, knot, group, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteWords Related to lot accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms of lot entity, item, single, unit

  5. 5 a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand will it always be my lot to be picked last in gym class? Synonyms of lot circumstance, destiny, doom, fortune, kismet, fate, portionWords Related to lot accident, casualty [archaic], chance, hap, happenchance, happenstance, hazard, luck; predestination; aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, development, effect, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot

  6. 6 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially you should stop hanging out with that lot, or you'll end up in trouble Synonyms of lot body, bunch, circle, clan, clique, community, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), gang, network, pack, ring, setWords Related to lot charmed circle, elite, in-group; closed shop; club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society; camp, faction, sect, side, tribe; mess, squad; brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority; commune; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, unionNear Antonyms of lot loner; individualist

  7. 7 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit the school is indeed fortunate in its science teachers, because there's not a bad one in the lot Synonyms of lot array, band, batch, battery, body, boodle, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, huddle, knot, group, parcel, party, passelWords Related to lot assembly, collective, congregation, gathering, muster, organization; circle, clan, clique, coterie, fellowship, gang, ring, round, set; faction, guild (also gild), order, school, sect; brigade, crew, outfit, phalanx, platoon, posse, task force, team; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, union; battalion, squadron; bevy, brood, coveyNear Antonyms of lot individual, single

Synonym Discussion of lot

fate, destiny, lot, portion, doom mean a predetermined state or end. fate implies an inevitable and usually an adverse outcome.
    • the fate of the submarine is unknown
destiny implies something foreordained and often suggests a great or noble course or end.
    • the country's destiny to be a model of liberty to the world
lot and portion imply a distribution by fate or destiny, lot suggesting blind chance
    • it was her lot to die childless
, portion implying the apportioning of good and evil.
    • remorse was his daily portion
doom distinctly implies a grim or calamitous fate.
    • if the rebellion fails, his doom is certain

lot

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lot

  1. to give as a share or portion everyone is lotted opportunities in life, and it's their responsibility to take them Synonyms of lot allocate, allow, apportion, assign, distribute, allot, rationWords Related to lot admeasure, administer, deal, dispense, divide, dole out, hand out, measure, mete (out), meter, parcel (out), part, portion, prorate, share (out), split; accord, award, give, grant; earmark, reserve; chip in, contribute, donate; reallocate, reapportion, reassign, redistributeNear Antonyms of lot begrudge, deny, deprive (of); keep, retain, stint, withhold; appropriate, arrogate, confiscate



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