Synonyms of allocate
assignDictionary • Tickets will be allocated to those who apply first.
assign • Later in the year, she'll assign them research papers.
grant • France has agreed to grant him political asylum.
distribute • He began to distribute jobs among his friends.
designate • Some of the rooms were designated as offices.
earmark • Extra money has been earmarked for the new projects.
allow • Please allow 28 days for delivery.
budget • I'm learning how to budget my finances.
allot • We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
apportion • They are even-handed in apportioning the blame.
appropriate • He is sceptical that Congress will appropriate more money for this.
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allotIf something is allotted to someone, it is given to them as their share.
• We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
allowIf you allow a particular length of time or a particular amount of something for a particular purpose, you include it in your planning.
• Please allow 28 days for delivery.
apportionWhen you apportion something such as blame, you decide how much of it different people deserve or should be given.
• They are even-handed in apportioning the blame.
Thesaurus for allocate from the Collins English Thesaurus