What does LOT mean?

Definitions for LOTlɒt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word LOT.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(noun)

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

  2. lot(noun)

    a parcel of land having fixed boundaries

    "he bought a lot on the lake"

  3. set, circle, band, lot(noun)

    an unofficial association of people or groups

    "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"

  4. fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion(noun)

    your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

    "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"

  5. draw, lot(noun)

    anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random

    "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"

  6. bunch, lot, caboodle(noun)

    any collection in its entirety

    "she bought the whole caboodle"

  7. Lot(verb)

    (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction

  8. lot(verb)

    divide into lots, as of land, for example

  9. distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out(verb)

    administer or bestow, as in small portions

    "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks"


  1. lot(Noun)

    A large quantity or number; a great deal.

  2. lot(Noun)

    A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively.

    a lot of stationery

  3. lot(Noun)

    One or more items auctioned or sold as a unit, separate from other items.

  4. lot(Noun)

    A number of people taken collectively.

  5. lot(Noun)

    A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field.

    a building lot in a city

  6. lot(Noun)

    That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate.

  7. lot(Noun)

    Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without human choice or will.

  8. lot(Noun)

    The part, or fate, that falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning.

  9. lot(Noun)

    A prize in a lottery.

  10. lot(Noun)

    Allotment; lottery.

  11. lot(Noun)

    All members of a set; everything.

  12. Lot(ProperNoun)

    A nephew of Abraham.

  13. Lot(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin; rare today.

  14. Origin: From hlot, from hlutan. Cognate with Dutch lot, Old High German hluz.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lot(noun)

    that which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate

  2. Lot(noun)

    anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without man's choice or will; as, to cast or draw lots

  3. Lot(noun)

    the part, or fate, which falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning

  4. Lot(noun)

    a separate portion; a number of things taken collectively; as, a lot of stationery; -- colloquially, sometimes of people; as, a sorry lot; a bad lot

  5. Lot(noun)

    a distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field; as, a building lot in a city

  6. Lot(noun)

    a large quantity or number; a great deal; as, to spend a lot of money; lots of people think so

  7. Lot(noun)

    a prize in a lottery

  8. Lot(verb)

    to allot; to sort; to portion

  9. Origin: [AS. hlot; akin to hletan to cast lots, OS. hlt lot, D. lot, G. loos, OHG. lz, Icel. hlutr, Sw. lott, Dan. lod, Goth. hlauts. Cf. Allot, Lotto, Lottery.]


  1. Lot

    Lot is a department in the southwest of France named after the Lot River.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lot

    lot, n. one's fate in the future: destiny: that which falls to any one as his fortune: that which decides by chance: a separate portion.—v.t. to allot: to separate into lots: to catalogue:—pr.p. lot′ting; pa.p. lot′ted.Cast, or Draw, lots, to determine an event by some arrangement of chances. [A.S. hlot, hlýt, a lot—hleótan, to cast lots.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. lot

    Specifically, a quantity of material all of which was manufactured under identical conditions and assigned an identifying lot number.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LOT' in Nouns Frequency: #125


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LOT in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LOT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ernest Fann:

    It means a lot.

  2. Navin Thukkaram:

    A lot of startups.

  3. Jeffrey Spiegel:

    The face says a lot.

  4. Bill Clinton:

    A lot of people are.

  5. Philip Rivera:

    It meant a lot to me.

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Translations for LOT

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • grundstykkeDanish
  • Parzelle, Charge, Menge, Los, Gruppe, Grund, Haufen, Schicksal, Grundstück, Häuflein, AnzahlGerman
  • destinoSpanish
  • voitto, kohtalo, tontti, arpaonni, arpajaisvoitto, erä, osa, joukko, arpaFinnish
  • lagna, grundstykkiFaroese
  • bande, destin, ensemble, groupeFrench
  • sors, telekHungarian
  • gruppo, insieme, destino, quantitàItalian
  • 宿命Japanese
  • skjebneNorwegian
  • los, przeznaczeniePolish
  • bando, quantidade, lotePortuguese
  • участь, группа, жребий, судьбаRussian
  • lott, mängd, bunt, öde, tomtSwedish

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