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PORTION





Definition:

  1. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: part, component part, component

  2. [noun] something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
    Synonyms: part

  3. [noun] the result of parcelling out or sharing; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans"
    Synonyms: parcel, share

  4. [noun] assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
    Synonyms: share, part, percentage

  5. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances

  6. [noun] an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each"
    Synonyms: helping, serving

  7. [verb] give out or allot; "We were assigned new uniforms"
    Synonyms: assign, allot

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