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English verb: allocate

1. allocate (possession) distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose

SamplesI am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis.
I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip.

ExamplesThey allocate the money to them , They allocate them the money


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)allot, assign, portion

Narrower (hyponym)award, present, ration, ration out, reallocate, reapportion

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