allocation - definitions and synonyms

allocation noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a share set aside for a specific purpose

    Synonyms:

    allotment
  2. English Meaning: 

    : the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan

    Example Sentenses:

    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

  3. English Meaning: 

    : (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions

    Synonyms:

    storage allocation