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portion

noun

1 portion

Something determined in relation to something that includes it:
— I read a portion of the manuscript.

synonyms: component, component part, constituent, part.

Roget 51: part, portion; dose; item, particular; aught, any; division, ward; subdivision, section; chapter, clause, count, ... show more

Dutch: deel, gedeelte, hap, part, stuk, stukje
Polish: całostka



2 portion

Something less than the whole of a human artifact.

synonym: part.

Dutch: partij

3 portion

The allotment of some amount by dividing something.

synonyms: parcel, share.

Roget 786: apportionment, allotment, consignment, assignment, appointment; appropriation; dispensation, distribution; division, deal; repartition, partition; administration.    dividend, ... show more

Dutch: aandeel, deel, gemeen hebben, part, portie, quota, quote, quotum, rantsoen
Polish: parcelacja

4 portion

Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group.

synonyms: part, percentage, share.

Dutch: tantième
Polish: udział, wkład

5 portion

Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you):
— Success that was her portion.

synonyms: circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, luck.

Dutch: geluk, toedracht

6 portion

Money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage.

synonyms: dower, dowery, dowry.

Dutch: bruidschat, weduwgift, bruidsschat
Polish: posag, wiano

7 portion

An individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal:
— His portion was larger than hers.

synonyms: helping, serving.

Dutch: portie
Polish: korytko

verb

1 portion

Give out.

synonyms: allot, assign.


Moby thesaurus: Friday, Friday the thirteenth, adjunct, administer, allocate, allocation, allot, allotment, allowance, amount, antepast, appanage, appointed lot, apportion, apportionment, assign, assignment, astral influences, astrology, bag ... show more.

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