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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋporʃәn,ˋpɒr- 〕


〔 ˊpɒːʃәn 〕

Overview of noun portion

The noun portion has 7 senses

  • part, portion, component part, component, constituent -- (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"; "the animal constituent of plankton")

  • part, portion -- (something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

  • parcel, portion, share -- (the allotment of some amount by dividing something; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians")

  • share, portion, part, percentage -- (assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash")

  • fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion -- (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")

  • dowry, dowery, dower, portion -- (money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage)

  • helping, portion, serving -- (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")

Overview of verb portion

The verb portion has 1 sense

  • assign, allot, portion -- (give out; "We were assigned new uniforms")