Allocate

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /æl.ə.keɪt/

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin allocare, from ad- (to) + locus (place), plus Latinate English suffix . Compare allocable, without the -ate.

Verb

Allocate (third-person singular simple present Allocates, present participle allocating, simple past and past participle allocated)

  1. To set aside for a purpose
  2. To distribute according to a plan
  3. (computing) To declare a section of the memory to be used by the program.

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Thesaurus

align; allot; allow; appoint; apportion; appropriate to; array; assign; assign to; collocate; compose; deal; deal out; deploy; destine; detail; dispose; distribute; earmark; emplace; fate; fix; get a fix; give; home in on; install; line; line up; localize; locate; lot; make assignments; mark off; mark out for; marshal; mete out; navigate; ordain; parcel out; pin down; pinpoint; place; portion off; position; put in place; rally; range; regiment; reserve; restrict; restrict to; schedule; set; set apart; set aside; set off; set out; situate; space; spot; tag; triangulate; zero in on

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Italian

Verb

allocate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of allocare
  2. second-person plural imperative of allocare
  3. Feminine plural of allocato
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