Definitions in relation to their use in kangaroo words, taken from Google Dictionary, and edited for formatting.
Kangaroo word: allocate
Joey word: allot
allocate (verb): distribute for a particular purpose.
allot (verb): give or apportion to someone as a share or task.
The letters A, L, L, O, and T found within the kangaroo word “allocate” arrange in the listed order to complete the joey word “allot”. While a word can have multiple definitions, in relation to their use with kangaroo words, these two words share a similar meaning: task with a purpose.