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3 letters words from 'lot'

LOT 3 

2 letters words from 'lot'

LO 2TO 2

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Definitions and meaning of lot

lot

Etymology

From Middle English lot, from Old English hlot (portion, choice, decision), from Proto-Germanic *hlutą. Cognate with North Frisian lod, Saterland Frisian Lot, West Frisian lot, Dutch lot, French lot, German Low German Lott, Middle High German luz. Doublet of lotto. Related also to German Los.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: lŏt, IPA(key): /lɒt/
  • (General American) enPR: lät, IPA(key): /lɑt/
  • (Boston), (Western Pennsylvania) IPA(key): /lɔt/
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

Noun

lot (plural lots)

  1. A large quantity or number; a great deal.
    Synonyms: load, mass, pile
  2. A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively.
    Synonyms: batch, collection, group, set
  3. One or more items auctioned or sold as a unit, separate from other items.
  4. (informal) A number of people taken collectively.
    Synonyms: crowd, gang, group
  5. A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field.
    Synonyms: allotment, parcel, plot
  6. That which happens without human design or forethought.
    Synonyms: chance, accident, destiny, fate, fortune
    • (Can we date this quote by William Spenser and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      But save my life, which lot before your foot doth lay.
  7. Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without human choice or will.
    • The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.
  8. The part, or fate, that falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning.
    • 1977, C-3PO in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
      We seem to be made to suffer. It's our lot in life.
  9. A prize in a lottery.
    Synonym: prize
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Evelyn to this entry?)
  10. Allotment; lottery.
    • 1990: Donald Kagan, Pericles of Athens and the Birth of Democracy, chapter 2: “Politician”, page 40 (Guild Publishing; CN 2239)
      Archons served only for one year and, since 487/6, they were chosen by lot. Generals, on the other hand, were chosen by direct election and could be reelected without limit.
  11. (definite, the lot) All members of a set; everything.
    The table was loaded with food, but by evening there was nothing but crumbs; we had eaten the lot.
  12. (historical) An old unit of weight used in many European countries from the Middle Ages, often defined as 1/30 or 1/32 of a (local) pound.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:lot

Derived terms

  • a lot

Translations

Verb

lot (third-person singular simple present lots, present participle lotting, simple past and past participle lotted)

  1. (transitive, dated) To allot; to sort; to apportion.
  2. (US, informal, dated) To count or reckon (on or upon).

Anagrams

  • LTO, OTL, tol, tol'

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *lā(i)ta, and adjective in *-to-, from Proto-Indo-European *lēi (to pour).

Noun

lot m (indefinite plural lotë, definite singular loti, definite plural lotët)

  1. tear (from the eye)
    Gjak, djersë dhe lotBlood, sweat and tears

Declension

Derived terms

  • losh
  • loc
  • loçkë
  • loke

References


Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch lot. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔt/
  • Hyphenation: lot
  • Rhymes: -ɔt

Noun

lot n (plural loten, diminutive lotje n)

  1. destiny, fate, lot
  2. lottery ticket
  3. (archaic) lot, allotment (that which has been apportioned to a party)

Related terms

  • loten

Descendants

  • Indonesian: lot

Anagrams

  • tol

French

Etymology

From Frankish *lot, from Proto-Germanic *hlutą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lo/

Noun

lot m (plural lots)

  1. share (of inheritance)
  2. plot (of land)
  3. batch (of goods for sale)
  4. lot (at auction)
  5. prize (in lottery)
  6. lot, fate
  7. (slang) babe

Further reading

  • “lot” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch lot, from Proto-Germanic *hlutą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɔt]
  • Hyphenation: lot

Noun

lot (plural, first-person possessive lotku, second-person possessive lotmu, third-person possessive lotnya)

  1. lot,
    1. (manufacturing) a separate portion; a number of things taken collectively.
    2. (colloquial) lottery
      Synonyms: lotre, undian
    3. (finance) allotment

Further reading

  • “lot” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Kurdish

Noun

lot ?

  1. jump

Norman

Etymology

From Frankish *lot, from Proto-Germanic *hlutą.

Noun

lot m (plural lots)

  1. (Guernsey) lot (at auction)

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

lot

  1. simple past of la (Etymology 1)
  2. simple past of late

Polish

Etymology

Compare Czech let and Russian полёт (poljót).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔt/

Noun

lot m inan

  1. flight

Declension

Synonyms

  • latanie, fruwanie

Related terms

  • (adjectives) lotniczy, lotny, nielotny
  • (adverbs) lotniczo, lotnie
  • (nouns) lotka, lotnictwo, lotniczka, lotnik, lotnisko, lotniskowiec, nalot, odlot, przylot, ulotka, wylot, latawiec, polatucha, podlotek, przelot
  • (verbs) latać, lecieć, odlatywać, odlecieć, podlatywać, podlecieć, polatać, polecieć, przylatywać, przylecieć, ulatywać, ulecieć, wylatać, wylecieć, wzlatywać, zlatywać, zlecieć

Further reading

  • lot in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lot in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

lot m (gen lota, pl lotan)

  1. sore, wound
  2. sting

Tatar

Noun

lot

  1. A unit of weight: 1 lot = 3 mısqal = 12.797 g (archaic) [2]

Declension


West Frisian

Etymology

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Noun

lot n (plural lotten, diminutive lotsje)

  1. lottery ticket
  2. fate, destiny

Further reading

  • “lot (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to separate into batches.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)