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verb as in assign; divide among

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Smarteys’ goal was to provide a platform for young professionals to see their transactions in one place, allocate their paychecks to various uses, and get personalized recommendations on products and services to meet their financial needs.

From Fortune

Census data is used to apportion congressional seats and allocate government spending on schools, hospitals, roads, and other public works and programs.

From Fortune

In Denver, an app called Mini Money Management, launched in March, allows parents to teach students about how to allocate money.

From Ozy

To date, the federal government has allocated 3% of that amount, $200 million, to the states to immunize the nation.

For example, if you are at the point you need to use some of your savings within the next 10 years, you should have some allocated to fixed income instead of taking unnecessary risks in the stock market.

“It pretty much looks like taking a central solar plant and allocating it across 3,000 roofs,” said Rumido.

Unlike in years past, more than 40 states are allocating their delegates proportionally, instead of winner take all.

TF: It may be at certain stages of development—for allocating resources, for example.

It's a very efficient way of allocating resources and capital.

Allocating three percent or less of GDP for defense could easily prove to be a ceiling and not a floor.

It consists in taking the whole performance to pieces and allocating the praise.

In the face of all this the colonies were conspicuously and notoriously unable to agree upon any principle of allocating grants.

The bill was accompanied by a financial scheme for a new system of allocating the parliamentary grant.

I think it is necessary to do so before allocating the Members amongst them.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to allocating, such as: earmark, apportion, give, appropriate, allot, and designate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.