The process of dividing obligation for specific costs between parties.Also referred to as adjustment, apportionment often refers to such things as realty taxes in foreclosure purchases.In many parts of the county, the seller is the one responsible for the apportionment up until the closing day.
the act of dividing out or sharing fairly, although not necessarily equally There should be an equal apportionment of blame between the two drivers in this accident. apportion (v), apportionable (adj)
Dividing cremated remains into portions for separate disposition. For example, a set of cremated remains could be divided into three portions, with one portion placed in an urn in a columbarium, another portion scattered in a favorite place, and yet another carried in a locket.