Portion - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the allotment of some amount by dividing something (syn: parcel, share)
- assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group (syn: part, percentage, share)
- your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you) (syn: circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, luck)
- an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal (syn: helping, serving)
A portion of the donations will be given to the orphanage.
Portions of land were used for farming.
A considerable portion of the city was flooded.
The restaurant gives large portions.
She divided the pie into six equal portions.
The work was portioned to each member of the staff.
...portioned out the medical supplies equally...
The front portion of the rocket breaks off.
The rent on his portion of the apartment was $500 a month.
The main character's childhood takes up a good portion of the film.
Do you have any children's portions?
He served generous portions (=large portions) of soup from a black pot.
The other driver must bear a portion of the blame for the accident.
How much of the farmer's land was portioned to his eldest son?
I read a portion of the manuscript
present participle: portioning
past tense: portioned
past participle: portioned
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