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One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
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  1. One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
  2. A just, due, reasonable, or full part or quota
  3. A part or portion that belongs or is allotted to an individual, or the part contributed by an individual
An object that is one member of a group or class:
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  1. An object that is one member of a group or class:
  2. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
  3. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
An essential element or constituent; integral portion which can be separated, replaced, etc.
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  1. An essential element or constituent; integral portion which can be separated, replaced, etc.
  2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  3. (--- Math.) An aliquot part
(Uncountable) The action of the verb to serve.
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  1. (Uncountable) The action of the verb to serve.
  2. A helping, or single portion, of food
  3. (Countable) A portion (especially, of a meal) served to someone.
A final result or consequence; an outcome:
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  1. A final result or consequence; an outcome:
  2. Something inevitable, supposedly determined by this power
  3. What happens or has happened to a person or entity; lot; fortune
The power or agency thought to predetermine events:
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  1. The power or agency thought to predetermine events:
  2. A predetermined course of events considered as something beyond human power or control:
  3. The inevitable or necessary fate to which a particular person or thing is destined; one's lot.
A piece of land used for a given purpose:
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  1. A piece of land used for a given purpose:
  2. A number of associated people or things:
  3. An individual of a particular kind or type:
A group of several ships of similar type forming a tactical unit under a single command in the US Navy.
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  1. A group of several ships of similar type forming a tactical unit under a single command in the US Navy.
  2. A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
  3. Anything separated or distinguished from the whole or from the larger unit of which it is a part
A person belonging to some association, society, community, party, etc.
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  1. A person belonging to some association, society, community, party, etc.
  2. One part of an organization or family, one person belonging to a partnership. One part of an organization or family, one person belonging to a partnership.
  3. A part of a plant.
Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
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  1. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  2. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
  3. An organ, member, or other division of an organism:
An object that is one member of a group or class:
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  1. An object that is one member of a group or class:
  2. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
  3. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
Any distinct, constituent part
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  1. Any distinct, constituent part
  2. A part of a city, country, etc.; district or region
  3. A part separated or removed by cutting; slice; division
The portion of a sphere included between a pair of parallel planes that intersect it or are tangent to it.
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  1. The portion of a sphere included between a pair of parallel planes that intersect it or are tangent to it.
  2. Any of the parts into which a body is separated or separable; division; section
  3. (Biology) A clearly differentiated subdivision of an organism or part, such as a metamere.
One of the parts resulting from subdividing
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  1. One of the parts resulting from subdividing
  2. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels.
  3. A subdivided part.
A part that has been cut from a main body:
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  1. A part that has been cut from a main body:
  2. A reduction:
  3. The style in which a thing is cut; fashion; form
Any single thing, amount, specimen, example, etc.
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  1. Any single thing, amount, specimen, example, etc.
  2. An object that is one member of a group or class:
  3. An instance; a specimen:
A view or drawing of a thing as it would appear if cut straight through in a given plane
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  1. A view or drawing of a thing as it would appear if cut straight through in a given plane
  2. One of two or more vehicles, such as a bus or train, given the same route and schedule, often used to carry extra passengers.
  3. (Music) A group of instruments or voices in the same class considered as a division of a band, orchestra, or choir:
The portion of a sphere included between a pair of parallel planes that intersect it or are tangent to it.
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  1. The portion of a sphere included between a pair of parallel planes that intersect it or are tangent to it.
  2. Any of the parts into which a body is separated or separable; division; section
  3. The portion of a sphere cut off by two parallel planes.
A stroke, as in tennis, in which the ball is struck with a downward motion with the open face of the racket in order to impart backspin.
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  1. A stroke, as in tennis, in which the ball is struck with a downward motion with the open face of the racket in order to impart backspin.
  2. (Sports) The course of a ball that curves in the direction of the dominant hand of the player propelling it, as to the right of a right-handed player.
  3. A relatively thin, broad piece cut from an object having some bulk or volume
An allocating or being allocated
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  1. An allocating or being allocated
  2. A thing or amount allocated
(Mil.) A portion of one's pay regularly deducted, as for one's dependents, insurance premiums, etc.
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  1. (Mil.) A portion of one's pay regularly deducted, as for one's dependents, insurance premiums, etc.
  2. (Brit.) A small plot of public land rented to an individual for growing vegetables or flowers
  3. A thing allotted; portion; share
A price reduction, especially one granted in exchange for used merchandise:
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  1. A price reduction, especially one granted in exchange for used merchandise:
  2. Something allowed as a share; specif., an amount of money, food, etc. given regularly to a child, dependent, etc. or to military personnel for a specific purpose
  3. A portion or share, especially of money.
(Archaic) One's destiny or lot
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  1. (Archaic) One's destiny or lot
  2. A giving out of money or food to those in great need; relief
  3. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
(Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
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  1. (Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
  2. A number of persons or things regarded as a group
  3. A piece of land having specific boundaries, especially one constituting a part of a city, town, or block.
A limited amount or degree:
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  1. A limited amount or degree:
  2. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
  3. The act or process of determining extent, dimensions, etc.; measurement
A portion detached or cut from a whole; fragment; piece
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  1. A portion detached or cut from a whole; fragment; piece
  2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  3. (--- Math.) An aliquot part
A discrete, indivisible manifestation of a physical property, such as a force or angular momentum. Some quanta take the form of elementary particles; for example, the quantum of electromagnetic radiation is the photon, while the quanta of the weak force are the W and Z particles.
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  1. A discrete, indivisible manifestation of a physical property, such as a force or angular momentum. Some quanta take the form of elementary particles; for example, the quantum of electromagnetic radiation is the photon, while the quanta of the weak force are the W and Z particles.
  2. (Physics) The smallest amount of a physical quantity that can exist independently, especially a discrete quantity of electromagnetic radiation.
  3. A specified portion.
A proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment.
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  1. A proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment.
  2. A number or percentage, especially of people, constituting or designated as an upper limit:
  3. A share or proportion which each of a number is called upon to contribute, or which is assigned to each; proportional share
A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
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  1. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
  2. A portion designated to a person or group.
  3. A fixed portion; share; allowance
A certain predetermined portion—for example, each partner’s share of the expenses; one of many equal parts of a joint-stock company or corporation. A certain predetermined portion—for example, each partner’s share of the expenses; one of many equal parts of a joint-stock company or corporation.
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  1. A certain predetermined portion—for example, each partner’s share of the expenses; one of many equal parts of a joint-stock company or corporation. A certain predetermined portion—for example, each partner’s share of the expenses; one of many equal parts of a joint-stock company or corporation.
  2. A just, due, reasonable, or full part or quota
  3. A part or portion that belongs or is allotted to an individual, or the part contributed by an individual
A thing that is formed by splitting, such as a strip of flexible wood used for making baskets.
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  1. A thing that is formed by splitting, such as a strip of flexible wood used for making baskets.
  2. (Informal) A share, as of loot or booty
  3. A drink or portion half the usual size
A single selection of music from a recording, especially a phonograph recording.
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  1. A single selection of music from a recording, especially a phonograph recording.
  2. (Informal) A portion of profits or earnings; a share.
  3. A piece or part cut off or out
(Slang) A division
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  1. (Slang) A division
  2. A foolish person.
  3. A share or portion.
A giving of aid; assisting
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  1. A giving of aid; assisting
  2. A single portion of food.
  3. A portion of food served to one person
One that is in such a condition:
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  1. One that is in such a condition:
  2. A group of people, usually soldiers or sailors, who regularly eat meals together.
  3. A disorderly or confused collection or mass of things; jumble; hodgepodge
(Uncountable) The action of the verb to serve.
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  1. (Uncountable) The action of the verb to serve.
  2. An individual portion or helping of food or drink.
  3. (Countable) A portion (especially, of a meal) served to someone.
A statement, as a fact, of something that may be called into question; assertion
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  1. A statement, as a fact, of something that may be called into question; assertion
  2. Something claimed in a formal or legal manner, especially a tract of public land staked out by a miner or homesteader.
  3. A statement of something as a fact; an assertion of truth:
Involvement with or participation in something:
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  1. Involvement with or participation in something:
  2. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
  3. An interest group.
A reward given a winner, as in a race; prize
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  1. A reward given a winner, as in a race; prize
  2. A share or interest, as in property, a person, or a business venture
  3. Personal interest or involvement:
A descriptive name; an epithet:
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  1. A descriptive name; an epithet:
  2. An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
  3. (Sports & Games) A championship:
The power or agency thought to predetermine events:
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  1. The power or agency thought to predetermine events:
  2. A predetermined course of events considered as something beyond human power or control:
  3. The inevitable or necessary fate to which a particular person or thing is destined; one's lot.
A final result or consequence; an outcome:
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  1. A final result or consequence; an outcome:
  2. Something inevitable, supposedly determined by this power
  3. What happens or has happened to a person or entity; lot; fortune
Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck:
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  1. Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck:
  2. The chance happening of fortunate or adverse events; luck:
  3. What happens or is going to happen to one; one's lot, good or bad, esp. one's future lot
Fate; a predetermined or unavoidable destiny.
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  1. Fate; a predetermined or unavoidable destiny.
  2. Fate; fortune.
A piece of land used for a given purpose:
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  1. A piece of land used for a given purpose:
  2. An individual of a particular kind or type:
  3. A number of associated people or things:
God predestines certain souls to salvation and, esp. in Calvinism, others to damnation
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  1. God predestines certain souls to salvation and, esp. in Calvinism, others to damnation
  2. The act of God foreordaining all things gone before and to come.
  3. God foreordained everything that would happen
To administer (laws, for example).
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  1. To administer (laws, for example).
  2. To prepare and give out (medicines, prescriptions, etc.)
  3. To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
To place in separate pieces or examples over an area; scatter:
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  1. To place in separate pieces or examples over an area; scatter:
  2. To apportion so as to be evenly spread throughout a given area:
  3. (Logic) To use (a term) so as to include all individuals or entities of a given class.
To form into factions; take sides:
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  1. To form into factions; take sides:
  2. To use (a number) as a divisor:
  3. To share
(Idiomatic) To distribute in small amounts.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To distribute in small amounts.
(Idiomatic) To divide into portions or chunks; to ration.
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To distribute (food, clothing, etc.) in rations, as in times of scarcity
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  1. To distribute (food, clothing, etc.) in rations, as in times of scarcity
  2. To supply with a ration; to limit (someone) to a specific allowance of something.
  3. To restrict (an activity etc.)
To use or enjoy something jointly or in turns:
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  1. To use or enjoy something jointly or in turns:
  2. To talk about personal experiences or feelings with others.
  3. To participate in, use, enjoy, or experience jointly or in turns:
To divide. Often used with up:
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  1. To divide. Often used with up:
  2. (Slang) To share; divide (up)
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