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Synonyms for lot

a lot or lots: plenty

draw lots


throw in your lot with someone


  • join with
  • support
  • join forces with
  • make common cause with
  • align yourself with
  • ally or align yourself with
  • join fortunes with

Synonyms for lot

that which is inevitably destined

a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

an indefinite amount or extent


a piece of land

to set aside or distribute as a share

Synonyms for lot

your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

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


any collection in its entirety

(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham

Related Words

divide into lots, as of land, for example

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She was keen to give the cast lots of freedom and the fact they have no pre-show nerves is testament to her approach.
Over a millennium later, the Roman soldiers at Christ's crucifixion cast lots for his garment, considering it a prize because "it was of one piece, woven from the top throughout.
A fabulous set, with a revolving tree stump at its centre gives the cast lots of opportunities for running around, hiding from each other and takes the tiny Thumbelina on her adventure through the countryside to a swamp, a mouse's hole, and moles' burrow.
The modern countries of the Middle East are generally assumed to have been created when Britain and France cast lots for parts of the dismembered Ottoman Empire before, during, and after World War II, says Zachs (Middle Eastern history, U.
What good was the building if it could not transform the debauched children who cast lots on its very steps?
Dividing his clothes, they cast lots to see what each would get' (Mark 15:24).