Synonyms for apportion

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-pawr-shuh n, uh-pohr-
Phonetic Transcription : əˈpɔr ʃən, əˈpoʊr-

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Définition of apportion

Origin :
  • 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
Example sentences :
  • 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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