Synonyms of lot in English:

lot


See definition of lot

pronoun

1a lot/lots‘he had obviously spent a lot of money’

SYNONYMS

a large amount, a fair amount, a good deal, a great deal, a deal, a great quantity, quantities, an abundance, a wealth, a profusion, plenty, masses

many, a great many, a large number, a considerable number, numerous, scores, hundreds, thousands, millions, billions

informal loads, loadsa, heaps, a pile, piles, oodles, stacks, scads, reams, wads, pots, oceans, a mountain, mountains, miles, tons, zillions, gazillions, more … than one can shake a stick at

British informal a shedload, lashings

North American informal gobs, a bunch, gazillions, bazillions

NZ Australian informal a swag

vulgar slang a shitload

North American vulgar slang an assload

ANTONYMS

a little, not much, a few, not many


adverb

1a lot/lots‘I work in pastels a lot’

SYNONYMS

a great deal, a good deal, to a great extent, much

often, frequently, regularly, many times

ANTONYMS

a little, not much


noun

1‘I will not be dictated to by that lot up at the mansion’

SYNONYMS

group, set, crowd, circle, clique, bunch, band, gang, crew, mob, pack, company

British shower

2‘it was auctioned off as a single lot’

SYNONYMS

batch, set, collection, load, group, bundle, bunch, consignment, quantity, assortment, parcel, aggregate

3‘he was discontented with his lot in life’

SYNONYMS

fate, destiny, fortune, doom

situation, circumstances, state, condition, position, plight, predicament

4‘they were to have one lot, and one lot only’

SYNONYMS

share, portion, quota, ration, allowance, allocation, percentage, part, piece

informal cut

5‘some youngsters playing ball in a vacant lot’

SYNONYMS

patch of ground, tract of land, allotment, piece of ground, plot, area, tract, acreage, parcel, building lot

plat


Phrases

    draw/cast lots

      ‘the players draw lots to decide who goes first’

      SYNONYMS

      decide randomly, spin a coin, toss a coin, throw dice, draw straws, cut straws, decide on the toss of a coin, decide on the throw of a die, dice, decide on the drawing of straws

    throw in one's lot with

      ‘he threw in his lot with the conspirators’

      SYNONYMS

      join forces with, join up with, form an alliance with, ally with, align oneself with, link up with, go into league with, combine with, join fortunes with, make common cause with