distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
deal, portion out, allocate, apportion, share, divvy up
share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal(verb)
give out as one's portion or share
shell out, plow, carry on, partake in, lot, apportion, dish out, deal out, allot, care, portion out, sell, consider, take, treat, share, dole out, divvy up, grapple, deal, parcel out, trade, manage, contend, administer, address, make out, mete out, dispense, distribute, handle, get by, conduct, cover, allocate, cope, make do, partake, look at
allocate, parcel out, share out, allot, dispense
amass, reassemble, gather, consolidate, concentrate
apportion(verb)To divide and distribute portions of a whole.
dispense, share out, allocate, parcel out, allot
reassemble, gather, consolidate, amass, concentrate
apportion(verb)Specifically, to do so in a fair and equitable manner; to allocate proportionally.
share out, dispense, allocate, allot, parcel out
consolidate, amass, reassemble, gather, concentrate
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To allot or assign may be to make an arbitrary division; the same is true of distribute or divide. That which is apportioned is given by some fixed rule, which is meant to be uniform and fair; as, representatives are apportioned among the States according to population. To dispense is to give out freely; as, the sun dispenses light and heat. A thing is appropriated to or for a specific purpose (to which it thus becomes proper, in the original sense of being its own); money appropriated by Congress for one purpose can not be expended for any other. One may apportion what he only holds in trust; he shares what is his own. Compare ALLOT.
allot, appoint, appropriate, assign, deal, dispense, distribute, divide, grant, share
cling to, collect, consolidate, divide arbitrarily, gather together, keep together, receive, retain
Apportion to each a fair amount; apportion the property among the heirs, between two claimants; apportion according to numbers, etc.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
allot, distribute, assign, divide, partition, part, measure, share, appropriate, deal, dispense, parcel out, deal out, portion out
PPDB, the paraphrase database
List of paraphrases:
prorate, allocate, distribute, dispense, divide