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lot meaning and definition

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LOT noun

Definition of lot (noun)

  1. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  2. a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    • "he bought a lot on the lake"
  3. an unofficial association of people or groups
    • "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
    • synonyms: band, circle, set
  4. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    • "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
    • synonyms: circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, luck, portion
  5. anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
    • "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
    • synonyms: draw
  6. any collection in its entirety
  7. (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

LOT verb

Definition of lot (verb)

  1. divide into lots, as of land, for example
  2. administer or bestow, as in small portions
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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