Definition of Lot

1. Noun. (often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent. "A wad of money"




2. Verb. Divide into lots, as of land, for example.

3. Noun. A parcel of land having fixed boundaries. "He bought a lot on the lake"

4. Verb. Administer or bestow, as in small portions. "They lot the people the food"; "The machine dispenses soft drinks"

5. Noun. An unofficial association of people or groups. "They were an angry lot"

6. Noun. Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you). "Success that was her portion"

7. Noun. Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random. "They drew lots for it"
Exact synonyms: Draw
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Derivative terms: Draw, Draw

8. Noun. Any collection in its entirety. "She bought the whole caboodle"
Exact synonyms: Bunch, Caboodle
Generic synonyms: Accumulation, Aggregation, Assemblage, Collection

9. Noun. (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction.
Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: Hebrew, Israelite, Jew

Definition of Lot

1. n. That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate.

2. v. t. To allot; to sort; to portion.

Definition of Lot

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) A nephew of Abraham. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name) of biblical origin; rare today. ¹

3. Noun. A large quantity or number; a great deal. ¹

4. Noun. A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively. ¹

5. Noun. One or more items auctioned or sold as a unit, separate from other items. ¹

6. Noun. (informal) A number of people taken collectively. ¹

7. Noun. A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field. ¹

8. Noun. That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate. ¹

9. Noun. Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without human choice or will. ¹

10. Noun. The part, or fate, that falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning. ¹

11. Noun. A prize in a lottery. ¹

12. Noun. Allotment; lottery. ¹

13. Noun. (context: definite '''the lot''') All members of a set; everything. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lot

1. to distribute proportionately [v LOTTED, LOTTING, LOTS]

Medical Definition of Lot

1. 1. That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate. "But save my life, which lot before your foot doth lay." (Spenser) 2. Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without man's choice or will; as, to cast or draw lots. "The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord." (Prov. Xvi. 33) "If we draw lots, he speeds." (Shak) 3. The part, or fate, which falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning. "O visions ill foreseen! Each day's lot's Enough to bear." (Milton) "He was but born to try The lot of man to suffer and to die." (Pope) 4. A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively; as, a lot of stationery; colloquially, sometimes of people; as, a sorry lot; a bad lot. "I, this winter, met with a very large lot of English heads, chiefly of the reign of James I." (Walpole) 5. A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field; as, a building lot in a city. "The defendants leased a house and lot in the city of new York." (Kent) 6. A large quantity or number; a great deal; as, to spend a lot of money; lots of people think so. "He wrote to her . . . He might be detained in London by a lot of business." (W. Black) 7. A prize in a lottery. To cast in one's lot with, to share the fortunes of. To cast lots, to use or throw a die, or some other instrument, by the unforeseen turn or position of which, an event is by previous agreement determined. To draw lots, to determine an event, or make a decision, by drawing one thing from a number whose marks are concealed from the drawer. To pay scot and lot, to pay taxes according to one's ability. See Scot. Origin: AS. Hlot; akin to hleotan to cast lots, OS. Hlt lot, D. Lot, G. Loos, OHG. Lz, Icel. Hlutr, Sw. Lott, Dan. Lod, Goth. Hlauts. Cf. Allot, Lotto, Lottery. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lot

lost for words
lost in action
lost in the shuffle
lost in thought
lost it
lost properties
lost property
lost sheep
lost the plot
lost track
lost wax
lost with all hands
lostness
lostnesses
lot (current term)
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lotacracies
lotacracy
lotah
lotahs
lotas
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lotharios
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