Portion

What is Portion?

Portion definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a part of any whole, either separated from or integrated with it: I read a portion of the manuscript.
an amount of food served for one person; serving; helping: He took a large portion of spinach.
the part of a whole allotted to or belonging to a person or group; share.
the part of an estate that goes to an heir or a next of kin.

Literary. something that is allotted to a person by God or fate.
(especially formerly) the money, goods, or estate that a woman brings to her husband at marriage; dowry.

verb (used with object)
to divide into or distribute in portions or shares (often followed by out).
to furnish with a portion, as with an inheritance or a dowry: All of his children have been amply portioned.

to provide with a lot or fate: She was portioned with sorrow throughout her life.

 

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