apportion blame

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of apportion blame

formal
: to say who should be blamed
  • Any attempt to apportion blame so many years after the incident is pointless.

Word by Word Definitions

apportion play
  1. : to divide and share out according to a plan

blame play
  1. : to find fault with : censure

  2. : to hold responsible

  3. : to place responsibility for

  1. : an expression of disapproval or reproach : censure

  2. : a state of being blameworthy : culpability

  3. : fault, sin


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