HyperDic: apportion

English > 2 senses of the word apportion:
VERBpossessionapportion, allocatedistribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
possessionapportion, share, divvy up, portion out, dealgive out as one's portion or share
apportion > pronunciation
Soundsahpao'rshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > apportion: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningDistribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymallocate
Narroweraward, presentGive, especially as an honor or reward
ration, ration outDistribute in rations, as in the army
reapportion, reallocateallocate, distribute, or apportion anew
Broaderassign, allot, portionGive out
Spanishadjudicar, distribuir, repartir
Catalanassignar, destinar, distribuir, repartir
Adjectivesapportionablecapable of being distributed
Nounsapportionmentthe act of distributing by allotting / allotting or apportioning
English > apportion: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGive out as one's portion or share.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsshare, divvy up, portion out, deal
Entailsseparate, divide, partcome apart
Entailed byadmeasureDetermine the quantity of someone's share
Broaderdistribute, give out, hand out, pass outGive to several people
Spanishdesglosar, prorratear
Catalandesglossar, prorratejar
Adjectivesapportionablecapable of being distributed

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