Definitions for "Apportioned"
Periodic outgoings such as gas, telephone business rates and rent are paid in advance or arrears. Where a property changes hands during a period of account, the seller will recover a proportion of any advance payments and pay to the buyer a proportion of any payments due in arrears. Payments are usually apportioned on a time basis.
Keywords:  portions
given out in portions
Keywords:  distributed, set
set aside or distributed