Origin of apportion
OTHER WORDS FROM apportionap·por·tion·a·ble, adjectiveap·por·tion·er, nounnon·ap·por·tion·a·ble, adjectiveun·ap·por·tioned, adjective
How to use apportion in a sentence
As with most of the bipartisan “framework,” the specifics of how that funding would be apportioned remains largely unclear at the moment.What’s in the $908 billion economic relief proposal|Jeff Stein|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
When that’s what people believe, they either apportion responsibility equally or just blame the president.How Democrats should wage war on coming GOP obstructionism|Paul Waldman|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
The costs of establishing and maintaining the Postal Service shall not be apportioned to impair the overall value of such service to the people.
So we need to account for depth of target and how far the QB had to throw the ball when we apportion credit for the separation a receiver got on a given play.Our New Metric Shows How Good NFL Receivers Are At Creating Separation|Josh Hermsmeyer|August 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
At least some of that money could be apportioned out to the communities it affected through environmental projects, though the county has no formal process for this yet, Donna Durckel, an agency spokeswoman confirmed.
It would have changed the way in which the state apportioned its electoral votes.
So when the blame is apportioned, Abbas and his fellow West Bank leaders have a good deal to answer for.Hamas Bears Lion’s Share of Blame for Israel-Gaza Tensions|Leslie H. Gelb|November 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There is blame to share, and it is now being duly apportioned.Wall Street, not Facebook, Bears Most of the Blame for the Company’s IPO Debacle|Zachary Karabell|May 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
God has apportioned to each their lot; and why should I feel envious and discontented, that the best lot did not fall to my share?The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Dark forms were discernible close at hand and were those settlers apportioned to defend the fort.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
They have even apportioned the bundles, and are about to begin the uphill climb, when, lo!The Land of Fire|Mayne Reid
If this is equally apportioned among the States represented it will amount to $35 each.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention|Lucius Eugene Chittenden
"Compose me half a dozen better and one hand-count of cash shall be apportioned to you each evening," suggested Sun.Kai Lung's Golden Hours|Ernest Bramah