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1. apportion

verb. ['əˈpɔrʃən'] distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose.

Synonyms

  • portion
  • allocate
  • assign
  • allot
  • award
  • reapportion
  • ration
  • reallocate
  • present

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay
  • unite

Etymology

  • apportionner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • aporcioner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Apportion

  • antiabortion
  • proportion
  • extortion
  • distortion
  • contortion
  • abortion
  • torsion
  • forshan

Example sentences of the word apportion


1. Verb, base form
If your family shares the home phone, you have to apportion that expense.

2. apportion

verb. ['əˈpɔrʃən'] give out as one's portion or share.

Synonyms

  • hand out
  • distribute
  • give out
  • pass out
  • part
  • divvy up
  • portion out
  • share
  • deal
  • separate

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • gather
  • take
  • recall

Etymology

  • apportionner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • aporcioner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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