Meaning of allocate

al•lo•cate

Pronunciation: (al'u-kāt"), [key]
— -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
  1. to set apart for a particular purpose; assign or allot: to allocate funds for new projects.
  2. to fix the place of; locate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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