Associations to the word «Allocate»


ALLOCATE, verb. To set aside for a purpose
ALLOCATE, verb. To distribute according to a plan, generally followed by the adposition "to"
ALLOCATE, verb. (computing) To set aside (as above), but specifically used to refer to the practice of making memory available within a computer program.

Dictionary definition

ALLOCATE, verb. 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".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal