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A large number or amount; a great deal,
  1. Divide (items) into lots for sale at an auction
    • - the contents have already been lotted up, and the auction takes place on Monday
  1. A particular group, collection, or set of people or things
    • - it's just one lot of rich people stealing from another
  2. A group or a person of a particular kind (generally used in a derogatory or dismissive way)
    • - an inefficient lot, our town council
    • - he was known as a bad lot
    • - you lot think you're clever, don't you?
  3. An article or set of articles for sale at an auction
    • - nineteen lots failed to sell
    • - the picture is lot 16
  4. One of a set of objects such as straws, stones, or pieces of paper that are randomly selected as part of a decision-making process
    • - they drew lots to determine the order in which they asked questions
  5. The making of a decision by such random selection
    • - officers were elected rather than selected by lot
  6. The choice resulting from such a process
    • - eventually the lot fell on the king's daughter
  7. A person's luck or condition in life, particularly as determined by fate or destiny
    • - plans to improve the lot of the disadvantaged
  8. A plot of land assigned for sale or for a particular use
    • - a vacant lot
    • - a fenced-off back lot
  9. An area of land near a television or movie studio where outside filming may be done

  10. The area at a car dealership where cars for sale are kept

  1. A great deal; much
    • - my life is a lot better now
    • - he played tennis a lot last year
    • - thanks a lot
    • - I feel a whole lot better
  1. A large number or amount; a great deal
    • - there are a lot of actors in the cast
    • - they took a lot of abuse
    • - a lot can happen in eight months
    • - we had lots of fun
  2. The whole number or quantity that is involved or implied
    • - you might as well take the whole lot

  1. batch: (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"
  2. divide into lots, as of land, for example
  3. a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
  4. distribute: 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"
  5. set: an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
  6. fortune: 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"
  7. Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. trading as LOT Polish Airlines, is the flag carrier of Poland, based in Warsaw. LOT was established in 1929, making it currently one of the world's oldest airlines still in operation. ...
  8. Lot or Loth is the eponymous king of Lothian in the Arthurian legend. He is best known as the father of Sir Gawain. ...
  9. According to the Bible, Lot was the nephew of the patriarch Abraham, or Abram. He was the son of Abraham's brother Haran (Gen. 11:27). Abraham's brother Nahor became Lot's brother in law by marrying Milcah, Lot's sister.
  10. Lot (Òlt) is a department in the southwest of France named after the Lot River.
  11. In real estate, a lot is a tract or parcel of land owned or meant to be owned by some owner(s). A lot is essentially considered a parcel of real property in some countries or immovable property (meaning practically the same thing) in other countries. ...
  12. The Lot, originally the Olt (Òlt), is a river in France, right tributary of the Garonne. It rises in the Cévennes, flowing west through Quercy, where it flows into the Garonne near Aiguillon, a total distance of . It gives its name to the Lot département.
  13. A nephew of Abraham; A male given name of biblical origin; rare today
  14. A large quantity or number; a great deal; A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively; One or more items auctioned or sold as a unit, separate from other items; A number of people taken collectively; A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field; That which ...
  15. A large amount; Many things, much; very much; a great deal; to a large extent; often; frequently
  16. (Lots) Standardised method of trading in Forex, which requires a trade of 100,000 units of a particular currency.
  17. (2. The Lots) The Company agrees to act as agent for the Seller. The Company does not buy the lot from the Seller. The Seller remains solely responsible for any:
  18. (LOTS) Local Officers Training School. A training service offered by your state organization.
  19. (LOTS) logistics over-the-shore
  20. (Lots) A collection of payments with the same characteristics including payment lot, check lot, and payment card lot.
  21. (Lots) Calculated points in the horoscope, also known as Parts. (see Part of Fortune).
  22. (Lots) In the context of general equities, this blocks or portions of trades. Can express a specific transaction in a stock at a certain time, often implying execution at the same price (e.g., "I traded 40m in two lots of 10 and four lots of 5.").
  23. (Lots) Number of contract you want to buy or sell
  24. (Lots) This is more than lingo, and not a word referring to a lot of something. Lots are the bulk amounts of currency required for trading in the Forex market, generally $100,000.
  25. or lots of In academic prose, avoid these colloquialisms when you can use many or much. Remember, when you do use these words, that lots of something countable are plural. Remember, too, that a lot of requires three words: "He spent a lot of money" (not alot of).