To distribute or assign; to allot.
Assign space or function for a specific task. Often used to refer to the use of memory or disk space.
To assign an area of memory for use.
Allocate means to assign an item of cost, or a group of items of cost, to one or more cost objectives. This includes both direct assignment of cost and the reassignment of a share from an indirect cost pool.
distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; "I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis"; "I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip"
To divide a lump-sum appropriation into parts that are designated for expenditure by specific governmental units and/or for specific purposes, activities, or objects. Refer to ALLOCATION.
To set apart or earmark for a specific purpose.