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"
divide into lots, as of land, for example
anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
(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
to a very great degree or extent; "I feel a lot better"; "we enjoyed ourselves very much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a great deal
a great amount or extent; "they did much for humanity"
(degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely; "much the same thing happened every time"; "practically everything in Hinduism is the manifestation of a god"
very; "he was much annoyed"
(quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"
to a great degree or extent; "she's much better now"
to a very great degree or extent; "I feel a lot better"; "we enjoyed ourselves very much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a great deal"
frequently or in great quantities; "I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"
make into a raft; "raft these logs"
a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
travel by raft in water; "Raft the Colorado River"
(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"
transport on a raft; "raft wood down a river"
a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"