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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Allocate  \Al"lo*cate\,  v.  t.  [LL.  allocatus  p.  p.  of  allocare 
  fr  L.  ad  +  locare  to  place  See  {Allow}.] 
  1.  To  distribute  or  assign;  to  allot.  --Burke. 
 
  2.  To  localize.  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  allocate 
  v  :  distribute  according  to  a  plan  or  set  apart  for  a  special 
  purpose;  "I  am  allocating  a  loaf  of  bread  to  everyone  on 
  a  daily  basis";  "I'm  allocating  the  rations  for  the 
  camping  trip"  [syn:  {apportion}] 




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