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Definition 1: give out as one's portion or share - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for apportion in the sense of this definition

(apportion is a kind of ...) give to several people

"The teacher handed out the exams"

(apportion implies ...) come apart

"The two pieces that we had glued separated"

Definition 2: distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose - [verb of possession]

Samples where apportion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis
  • I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip

Synonyms for apportion in the sense of this definition

(apportion is a kind of ...) give out

"We were assigned new uniforms"

(... is a kind of apportion ) allocate, distribute, or apportion anew

"Congressional seats are reapportioned on the basis of census data"

(... is a kind of apportion ) distribute in rations, as in the army

"Cigarettes are rationed"

(... is a kind of apportion ) give, especially as an honor or reward

"bestow honors and prizes at graduation"

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