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al·lo·cate

 (ăl′ə-kāt′)
tr.v. al·lo·cat·ed, al·lo·cat·ing, al·lo·cates
1. To set apart for a special purpose; designate: allocate a room to be used for storage.
2. To distribute according to a plan; allot: allocate rations for a week-long camping trip.

[Medieval Latin allocāre, allocāt- : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin locāre, to place (from locus, place).]

al′lo·cat′a·ble adj.
al′lo·ca′tion n.
al′lo·ca·tor n.
Synonyms: allocate, appropriate, assign, designate, earmark
These verbs mean to reserve or select for a specified purpose: allocated time for recreation; appropriated funds for public education; assigned the new computers to the science lab; designated a location for the new hospital; money that was earmarked for a vacation.

allocator

(ˈæləˌkeɪtə)
n
anyone or anything that allocates something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allocator - a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
authority - (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others; "the authorities have issued a curfew"
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