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Prorate

To divide proportionately. To adjust, share, or distribute something or some amount on a pro rata basis.

prorate

verb allocate, allot, apportion, apportion pro rata, assess pro rata, assess proportionally, distribute, distribute proportionally, divide, divide proportionally, dole, mete out, parcel out, portion, split up
Associated concepts: prorate taxes
See also: allocate, allot, apportion, assess, charge, disburse, distribute, divide, parcel, partition
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