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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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the soldiers decide not to cut it up but to cast lots for it.
I felt that it had wonderful characters, which of course meant that I could cast lots of interesting actors and focus on the acting.
Did the Romans believe that when magistrates cast lots to select a centuria praerogativa or to allot provinciae, the sortes would show those assembled in the comitia for whom the gods wanted them to cast their votes or, once he was elected, what public duties the deities wished him to perform?
According to Plutarch, the sisters, driven mad for their impiety, cast lots to determine which one of their children they will eat.
16) was as follows: Two goats were brought to the altar of the tabernacle and the high priests cast lots, one for the Lord, the other for Azazel.
How that must have reminded him of Psalm 22, "They divide my garments among them; they cast lots for my clothes.
Christians who try to "correct" all the errors on the surface of scripture or tout "facts" that are unreferenced outside scripture make the same mistake as those scholars who cast lots to determine what Jesus "really" said.