Re-allocate



[al-uh-keyt] /ˈæl əˌkeɪt/

verb (used with object), allocated, allocating.
1.
to set apart for a particular purpose; assign or allot:
to allocate funds for new projects.
2.
to fix the place of; locate.
/ˈæləˌkeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to assign or allot for a particular purpose
2.
a less common word for locate (sense 2)
v.

also reallocate, by 1868, from re- + allocate. Related: Reallocated; reallocating.
v.

1630s, from verbal used of adjective allocate (mid-15c. in legal use), from Medieval Latin allocate (the common first word of writs authorizing payment), imperative plural of allocare “allocate,” from Latin ad- “to” (see ad-) + locare “to place” (see locate). Related: Allocated; allocating.

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