APPORTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of APPORTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
apportion
 v.  distribute; allot; give out as one's portion or share
Classic Sentence:
1  Of this preparation a tolerably abundant plateful was apportioned to each pupil.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  We made a very good meal by the kitchen fire, and then apportioned the bedrooms: Herbert and Startop were to occupy one; I and our charge the other.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
3  Sitting on a log in front of the slab-sided shack that was their sleeping quarters were four of the five convicts Scarlett had apportioned to Johnnie's mill.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
4  All around farms were apportioned and allotted in proportion to the standing of each individual.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
5  That is the way God apportions things.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER V—A NIGHT BEHIND WHICH THERE IS DAY
Example Sentence:
1  When we know how much is profit, then we can apportion the money among/between us.
2  It's not easy to apportion blame when a marriage breaks up.
3  The investigation into the air crash would inevitably apportion blame to certain members of the crew.
4  I want to apportion the money among all the children.
5  The federal government apportioned money among the states.