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Definitions of portion

  1. To divide into shares; to give shares of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To divide into portions: to allot a share: to furnish with a portion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To divide into shares; distribute. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To endow with a portion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To divide; to parcel; to endow. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To divide; to allot a share or shares. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. an individual portion of food or drink; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the result of parcelling out or sharing; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. give out or allot; "We were assigned new uniforms" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. A part considered by itself, though not actually cut off or separated from the whole. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. A part assigned; allotment; share; fate. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. The part of an estate given to a child or heir, or descending to him by law, and distributed to him in the settlement of the estate; an inheritance. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. A wife's fortune; a dowry. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To separate or divide into portions or shares; to parcel; to distribute. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To endow with a portion or inheritance. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. A piece of anything; a share, or a part given. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. To divide; allot; give a portion to. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. A part; allotment; share of an estate coming to an heir. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A wife's dowry. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. One's fortune or destiny. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. A part; a share; lot; final state; fate; a wife's dower or fortune. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. Portioned. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Portionless. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for portion

  1. This is not, as you see, a description of your journal: it is a description of only one portion of it. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  2. The light of that evening's sacrifice has reached already every portion of our State. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
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