Meaning : (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.
Synonyms : batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
Meaning : A parcel of land having fixed boundaries.
He bought a lot on the lake.
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random.
The luck of the draw.
They drew lots for it.
Synonyms : draw
Meaning : (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.
Meaning : Divide into lots, as of land, for example.
Meaning : Administer or bestow, as in small portions.
Administer critical remarks to everyone present.
Dole out some money.
Shell out pocket money for the children.
Deal a blow to someone.
The machine dispenses soft drinks.