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apportion

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of apportion

  1. 1 to give as a share or portion apportioned the profits according to years of service with the company Synonyms of apportion allocate, allow, allot, assign, distribute, lot, rationWords Related to apportion admeasure, administer, deal, dispense, divide, dole out, hand out, measure, mete (out), meter, parcel (out), part, portion, prorate, share (out), split; accord, award, give, grant; earmark, reserve; chip in, contribute, donate; reallocate, reapportion, reassign, redistributeNear Antonyms of apportion begrudge, deny, deprive (of); keep, retain, stint, withhold; appropriate, arrogate, confiscate

  2. 2 to give out (something) to appropriate individuals apportioned the grant money to the winners of the competition Synonyms of apportion allocate, administer, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, hand out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorateWords Related to apportion admeasure, allot, allow, appropriate, assign, dish out, divide, divvy (up), dollop (out), lot, measure (out), part, proportion, ration, redistribute, set, share (out), split; bestow, disburse, furnish, issue, provide, share, supply; circulate, disperse, disseminate, scatter, spread; chip in, contribute, donate, pledge; reallocate, reapportionNear Antonyms of apportion begrudge, decline, deny, deprive (of), disallow, refuse, reject, withhold; niggle (out), pinch, skimp, stintAntonyms of apportion misallocate



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