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 for Prorate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prorate \Pro*rate"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prorated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Prorating.] [From L. pro rata (sc. parte) according
     to a certain part, in proportion.]
     To divide or distribute proportionally; to assess pro rata.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: make a proportional settlement or distribution
      2: divide or assess proportionally; "The rent was prorated for
         the rest of the month"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "prorate":
     ask, assess, charge, charge for, demand, divide, divvy, exact,
     impose, levy, make dutiable, parcel, portion, pro rata, proportion,
     proportionate, quota, ration, require, share, shift, stick for,
     tax, tithe

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