- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||apportions, apportioning, apportioned
||to assign, adjust, or distribute parts so as to maintain the proper proportion; allot.
He apportioned the bread among the children.
- admeasure, allocate, allot, deal, mete out, parcel out, ration, share
- similar words:
- dispense, disperse, distribute, divide, dole out, lay, measure out, mete, parcel, portion
||administer, appropriate, assign, budget, dose, impart, proportion, separate, split
||apportionable (adj.), apportioner (n.)