HyperDic: apportionment

English > 1 sense of the word apportionment:
NOUNactapportionment, allotment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignationthe act of distributing by allotting / allotting or apportioning
apportionment > pronunciation
Soundsahpao'rshahnmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > apportionment: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of distributing by allotting / allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan.
Example"the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"
Synonymsallotment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation
NarrowerdealThe act of apportioning or distributing something
grant, subsidization, subsidisationThe act of providing a subsidy
parcel, portion, shareThe allotment of some amount by dividing something
rationingThe act of rationing
reallotment, reapportionment, reallocationA new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
BroaderdistributionThe act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
Spanishasignación, distribución, erogación, parcelación, prorrateo, repartimiento, reparto
Catalanerogació, parcel·lació, prorrateig, repartició, repartiment
Verbsapportiondistribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose

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