allocate

Definitions

General English

Accounting

Aviation

  • verb to provide something particular for a given purpose

Banking

  • verb to provide a particular amount from a total sum of money for a particular purpose

Computing

  • verb to divide a period of time or a piece of work in various ways and share it out between users

Electronics

  • To designate or distribute equipment or resources. For example, to assign of radio frequencies.
  • To reserve computer resources for specific purposes. For example, to allocate memory for disk cache.

Information & Library Science

  • verb to give a particular amount of money, goods or tasks to somebody for a particular purpose

Law

  • verb to share something between several people, or decide officially how something is to be divided between different possibilities

Travel

  • verb to share out things among various people
  • verb to divide something such as a sum of money in various ways, and share it out
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