It takes time—sometimes a very long time—to apportion power among different groups within a nascent political system.
Pundits love to apportion blame for partisan hostility equally to both sides.
Of course, we need to let the two armies investigate what exactly happened and apportion blame.
A day was appointed for them to appear before the Teco to receive whatever he might apportion to each tribe.
By its aid, I could apportion the life-time of any mortal at whom you might point your finger.
Weigh out the food articles used in problem No. 2, and apportion them among three meals.
It is easier of digestion and easier to apportion in uniform rations.
Therefore it is the business of rulers to apportion the burdens precisely.
One may apportion what he only holds in trust; he shares what is his own.
It may also mean “to arrange in gradations” or “to adjust or apportion according to a given scale.”