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Definition of Lot


  1. That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate.
  2. 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. The part, or fate, which falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning.
  4. 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. A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field; as, a building lot in a city.
  6. A large quantity or number; a great deal; as, to spend a lot of money; lots of people think so.
  7. A prize in a lottery.
  8. To allot; to sort; to portion.
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Lot Translations

lot in Dutch is kavel, perceel
lot in German is Los/Menge, Menge, Haufen, Partie, Gruppe, Posten
lot in Latin is fatum
lot in Norwegian is loddtrekning, skjebne
lot in Portuguese is lote
lot in Swedish is mycket, lott