The act of apportioning; a dividing into just proportions or shares; a division or shares; a division and assignment, to each proprietor, of his just portion of an undivided right or property.
- The act of apportioning.
- The condition of having been apportioned.
- The proportional distribution of the number of members of the U.S. House of Representatives on the basis of the population of each state.
- Allotment of direct taxes on the basis of state population.