What is the meaning of Lot?


  • Often followed by `of'. ( a large number or amount or extent)
    • usage: "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"
  • A parcel of land having fixed boundaries.
    • usage: "he bought a lot on the lake"
  • An unofficial association of people or groups.
    • usage: "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
  • Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you. )
    • usage: "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"
  • Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random.
    • usage: "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
  • Any collection in its entirety.
    • usage: "she bought the whole caboodle"
  • 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)


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APAWordNet. (2010). lot. Retrieved April 22, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/lot/definitions/1230833
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