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- To set aside for a purpose
- To distribute according to a plan, generally followed by the adposition "to"
- The bulk of K–12 education funds are allocated to school districts that in turn pay for the cost of operating schools.
- (computing) To set aside (as above), but specifically used to refer to the practice of making memory available within a computer program.
to set aside for a purpose
to distribute according to a plan