Synonyms for apportion
əˈpɔr ʃən, əˈpoʊr-ap·por·tion
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To divide and distribute portions of a whole.
The controlling party had apportioned the voting districts such that their party would be favored in the next election.
Specifically, to do so in a fair and equitable manner; to allocate proportionally.
The children were required to dump all of their Halloween candy on the table so that their parents could apportion it among them.
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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.
Apportion to each a fair amount; apportion the property among the heirs, between two claimants; apportion according to numbers, etc.
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distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
"I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis"; "I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip"
share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, dealverb
give out as one's portion or share
shell out, plow, carry on, partake in, lot, 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
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