What is another word for allocated?

Pronunciation: [ˈaləkˌe͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

Allocated is a word that is commonly used to refer to the act of assigning or designating something to a particular person, place, or group. Some synonyms for allocated include apportioned, assigned, distributed, dispensed, divided, earmarked, designated, granted, and given. Each of these words has a slightly different connotation, but they all essentially mean the same thing. For example, assigning might refer more to a particular task or responsibility, while designating might imply a more formal or official designation. The important thing to remember is that all of these words can be used interchangeably with allocated depending on the context and desired tone of the sentence.

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Usage examples for Allocated

How thoroughly both Peter and John accepted the positions allocated to them their immediate after history shows.
"The Making of an Apostle"
R. J. Campbell
We say "excluding," for it is tantamount to exclusion to tell Mrs. Peachey that she must place such volatile work in a top gallery, exposed to the heat of a July sun, or withdraw them, although she had been previously allocated space on the basement of the building.
"The Royal Guide to Wax Flower Modelling"
Emma Peachey
In your private judgments, I believe, I am allocated among those who are destined to set the Thames on fire.
"An Ocean Tramp"
William McFee

Famous quotes with Allocated

  • We all must recognize that homeland security funds should be allocated by threat and no other reason.
    Michael Bloomberg
  • Look, Congress has allocated more money to finance the upcoming Iraqi elections than it has for the American elections. There's something wrong with that.
    Donna Brazile
  • There's no particular relationship between spending and educational results. Most education spending is actually on salaries, and that's allocated according to political muscle.
    Peter Brimelow
  • Require... electoral votes to be allocated in proportion to the popular votes.
    Robert A. Dahl
  • From the Bush Administration to the 9-11 Commission, there is an urgent and universally recognized need to change the broken formula through which Homeland Security grant money currently is allocated to our first responders.
    Vito Fossella

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