Noun Definition


1.Definition: (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"

Related Noun(s):batch, deal, flock, hatful, heap, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, wad

Category: General

2.Definition: (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction

Category: People

3.Definition: a parcel of land having fixed boundaries

"He bought a lot on the lake"

Category: Places

4.Definition: an unofficial association of people or groups

"The smart set goes there", "They were an angry lot"

Related Noun(s):band, circle, set

Category: General

5.Definition: any collection in its entirety

Related Noun(s):bunch, caboodle

Category: General

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

"The luck of the draw", "They drew lots for it"

Related Noun(s):draw

Category: Objects

7.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, luck, portion

Category: General