Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun allocation

3 senses of allocation

Sense 1
allotment, allocation -- (a share set aside for a specific purpose)
       => share, portion, part, percentage -- (assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash")

Sense 2
allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation -- (the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state")
       => distribution -- (the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning)

Sense 3
allocation, storage allocation -- ((computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions)
       => assignment, assigning -- (the act of distributing something to designated places or persons; "the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum")

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