ETYM Cf. French apportionnement, Late Lat. apportionamentum.
The act of apportioning; a dividing into just proportions or shares; a division or shares; a division and assignment, to each proprietor, of his just portion of an undivided right or property.
1. A designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated.
2. A device that terminates the flow in a pipe. cut off, cut-off
3. The time when something, such as water, electricity, or money, is cut off is the cutoff, cutoff point, or cutoff date.