Student Thesaurus

One entry found for allocate.
Entry Word: allocate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to give as a share or portion <not enough computers to allocate one to every student> -- see ALLOT
2 to give out (something) in appropriate amounts or to appropriate individuals <allocated the housework in such a way that the older kids got more than the younger ones> -- see ADMINISTER 1
3 to keep or intend for a special purpose <crushed the strawberries after first allocating all the nicest ones for the top of the cake> -- see DEVOTE 1