divvy up


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Synonyms for divvy up

give out as one's portion or share

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His immediate family and a small gang of "business people" divvy up the nation's oil wealth among themselves.
More problems arrived last month in the shape of shareholder Paul Scott, who is organising a campaign to force TEAMtalk to divvy up some of its `excess' cash reserve - before it is spent.
According to LMDC spokeswoman, Kori-Ann Taylor, plans to dissolve the agency and divvy up responsibility are still in the very early stages.
Later this month, the board will decide how to divvy up the remaining seats.
A more sensible approach is to divvy up the catch with tradable fishing rights, which promote conservation by tying it to the crabbers' self-interest.
He starts by imagining 100 people landing on a new planet and trying to figure out the best way to divvy up the work and allocate the rewards.
They are newcomers to a high-stakes dispute over how to divvy up the water that supports the state's $30 billion farm economy, supplies its cities, and generates $500 million of electricity a year.
How much can you afford to spend on a vacation and how would you like to divvy up that amount?
Winners won't be hurting for kibble money: the top 5 teams in each stage divvy up $6,250, and the top 15 overall winners share an additional $50,000.
Fair enough People everywhere divvy up food and make other deals based on social concepts of fairness, not individual self-interest, a cross-cultural project found (161: 104).
Rather, The Nation's political community sees itself picketing outside the room where the decisions are being made, sticking up for the rights of the "permanent minority," whose interests always manage to get screwed when those fellas (and occasionally women) inside divvy up the goodies.
The brewers allegedly had secret meetings to divvy up the Dutch market.
Because of the building's proximity to the United Nations, various international missions have become rental tenants in much of the unsold 130K s/f, leaving the next owner with a choice of whether to again try to divvy up and sell the property as individual office condos or maintain it as rental space.
We ought also examine our own passivity, even as the politicians squabble about secondary matters and divvy up the public wealth in ways that provide precious little public benefit.