Synonyms for apportion
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : uh-pawr-shuh n, uh-pohr-|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈpɔr ʃən, əˈpoʊr-|
Top 10 synonyms for apportion Other synonyms for the word apportion
Définition of apportionOrigin :
- 1570s, from Middle French apportionner, from Old French aporcioner "apportion, share out," from a- "to" (see ad-) + portioner "to divide into portions," from portion "share, portion" (see portion). Related: Apportioned; apportioning.
- verb divide into shares
- By its aid, I could apportion the life-time of any mortal at whom you might point your finger.
- Extract from : « Masterpieces of Mystery » by Various
- It is easier of digestion and easier to apportion in uniform rations.
- Extract from : « Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled » by Hudson Stuck
- "So apportion your wants that your means may exceed them," says Bulwer.
- Extract from : « How to Succeed » by Orison Swett Marden
- It is not for any of us to think of attempting to apportion the blame.
- Extract from : « Problems of Expansion » by Whitelaw Reid
- By its aid I could apportion the lifetime of any mortal at whom you might point your finger.
- Extract from : « The Short-story » by William Patterson Atkinson
- One may apportion what he only holds in trust; he shares what is his own.
- Extract from : « English Synonyms and Antonyms » by James Champlin Fernald
- And why has the state no right to equalize or apportion worldly wealth?
- Extract from : « Protection and Communism » by Frederic Bastiat
- Therefore it is the business of rulers to apportion the burdens precisely.
- Extract from : « Zones of the Spirit » by August Strindberg
- You had been suffering for this offence, and had not the wisdom to leave it to me to apportion your food.
- Extract from : « Fanny, the Flower-Girl » by Selina Bunbury
- He does not try to apportion these among New York and the other cities.
- Extract from : « The Value of Money » by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Antonyms for apportion
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