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portion (n):
the allotment of some amount by dividing something
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death gets more than its share of attention from theologians
Related Words: share
portion (n):
something less than the whole of a human artifact
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the rear part of the house.
glue the two parts together

Related Word: part
portion (n):
an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
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the helpings were all small.
his portion was larger than hers.
there's enough for two servings each

Related Words: helpingserving
portion (n):
money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
Related Words: dowerdowery
portion (n):
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
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he wanted his share in cash
Related Word: share
portion (n):
something determined in relation to something that includes it
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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

Related Word: part
portion (n):
your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
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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
portion (v):
give out
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We were assigned new uniforms
Related Words: assign
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Save up something for a rainy day

Ak akçe kara gün içindir.
to keep something, esp. money, for a time in the future when it might be needed.


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