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a lot (uh LAHT) (noun), always spelled with two words.
A significant or large amount of something or items: James had a lot of things to do before he could go on his vacation.
a lot (uh LAHT) (adverb)
To a great extent or degree: Mildred actually felt a lot better after the operation on her back.
allot (uh LAHT) (verb)
1. To divide and to distribute: In Jim's will, he indicated that he wanted to allot his property to his children.
2. To divide or to assign something for a purpose: Craig wanted to allot some money for the city park.

There was a lot more to be done before Sara could allot the various aspects of the project to the president of the company.

(Latin: to assign, to allot, to bestow, to give, to grant; from tribe, to give out among the tribes was tribuere which is the source of many of the words located in this unit)