Definition Of lot


(in the Bible) the nephew of Abraham, who was allowed to escape from the destruction of Sodom. His wife, who disobeyed orders and looked back, was turned into a pillar of salt.

a great deal; much.

my life is a lot better now

a large number or amount; a great deal.

there are a lot of actors in the cast

a particular group, collection, or set of people or things.

it's just one lot of rich people stealing from another

a person's luck or condition in life, particularly as determined by fate or destiny.

plans to improve the lot of the disadvantaged

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Example Of lot

  • a lot can happen in eight months

  • a lot of land

  • A group of workmen decide to kill Carson, as a warning to his class, and the lot falls on Barton to do the deed.

  • an inefficient lot, our town council

  • Any time a scene takes place on a movie lot , there are always dozens of extras running around dressed as cowboys and ancient Romans.

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