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Another word for portion

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Noun
  1. One of the parts into which something is divided

      1. A piece of land resulting from this; esp., a large tract subdivided into small parcels for sale
      2. One of the parts resulting from subdividing
      3. A subdivided part.
      1. (Mathematics) The portion of a line between any two points on the line.
      2. Any of the parts into which a body is separated or separable; division; section
      3. A clearly differentiated subdivision of an organism or part, such as a metamere.
      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
      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:
      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:
      1. A person belonging to some association, society, community, party, etc.
      2. One that belongs to a group or organization:
      3. A part of a plant.
      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
    See also:

    part

  2. A part severed from a whole

      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
      1. Any of the parts into which something can be divided:
      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.
      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:
      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:
      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
    See also:

    part

  3. That which is allotted

      1. (Slang) A division
      2. A foolish person.
      3. A share or portion.
      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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      1. This amount of energy regarded as a unit.
      2. (Physics) The smallest amount of a physical quantity that can exist independently, especially a discrete quantity of electromagnetic radiation.
      3. A specified portion.
      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
      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
      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.
      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:
      1. A reduction in the price of something in consideration of a large order or of turning in a used article, etc.
      2. A price reduction, especially one granted in exchange for used merchandise:
      3. A small amount of money regularly given to a child, often as payment for household chores.
      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
      1. An allocating or being allocated
      2. A thing or amount allocated
    See also:

    collect

  4. An individual quantity of food

      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.
      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
      1. A giving of aid; assisting
      2. A single portion of food.
      3. A portion of food served to one person
    See also:

    ingestion

  5. A right or legal share in something

      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:
      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:
      1. Involvement with or participation in something:
      2. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      3. An interest group.
      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:
    See also:

    part

  6. That which is inevitably destined

      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
      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:
      1. Fate; a predetermined or unavoidable destiny.
      2. Fate; fortune.
      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
      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
      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.
    See also:

    certain

Verb
  1. To give out in portions or shares.

    See also:

    collect

Another word for portion

Noun
  1. A division

      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.
      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
      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:
      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
  2. Fate

      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:
      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.
      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
    See also:

    fate

    fate