English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'apportion'

(verb) 
Definition
to divide out in shares
They are even-handed in apportioning the blame.
Synonyms
divide
Divide the soup among four bowls.
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share
the small income he has shared with his brother
, ,
distribute
He began to distribute jobs among his friends.
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assign
Later in the year, she'll assign them research papers.
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allocate
Tickets will be allocated to those who apply first.
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dispense
They had already dispensed £40,000 in grants.
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give out
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allot
We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
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mete out
An examiner arrived to mete out justice.
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dole out
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measure out
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parcel out
,
ration out

Additional synonyms

in the sense of allocate
Definition
to assign to someone or for a particular purpose
Tickets will be allocated to those who apply first.
Synonyms
set aside,
give out,
mete,
share out,
in the sense of allot
Definition
to assign as a share or for a particular purpose
We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
Synonyms
set aside,
mete,
share out,
in the sense of assign
Definition
to give a task or duty (to someone)
Later in the year, she'll assign them research papers.
Synonyms

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