apportion definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To divide and assign according to a plan; allot: "The tendency persists to apportion blame as suits the circumstances” ( Natalie Angier).
    • To divide and assign in only proportion; to divide and circulate proportionally; to part out; to allot
  • verb:
    • To divide and distribute portions of an entire.
    • particularly, to do this in a fair and equitable manner; to allocate proportionally.
    • give out as one's portion or share
    • deliver in accordance with an agenda or set apart for a particular function
  • others:
    • To divide and designate within percentage or according to some guideline; distribute proportionally; allot: since, to apportion undivided liberties; to apportion time among different employments.
    • Synonyms Dispense, Distribute, etc. See dispense.

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