Synonyms for (noun) lot

draw, lot

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

the luck of the draw; they drew lots for it

LESS SPECIFIC: physical object, object

caboodle, bunch, lot

any collection in its entirety

she bought the whole caboodle

circle, band, lot, set

an unofficial association of people or groups

the smart set goes there; they were an angry lot

LESS SPECIFIC: social group


a parcel of land having fixed boundaries

he bought a lot on the lake


(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

LESS SPECIFIC: Israelite, Jew, Hebrew

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

(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

lot, luck, destiny, fate, fortune, portion, circumstances

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

LESS SPECIFIC: condition

Synonyms for (verb) lot

distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot

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



divide into lots, as of land, for example