reapportion

[ree-uh-pawr-shuh n, -pohr-]

Origin of reapportion

First recorded in 1965–70; re- + apportion
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for re-apportion

distribute, allot, divide, reallocate, redistrict, resection

Examples from the Web for re-apportion

Historical Examples of re-apportion


Word Origin and History for re-apportion
v.

also reapportion, 1832, from re- + apportion. Related: Reapportioned; reapportioning.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper