What are some opposite words for portion?

Antonyms for portion
ˈpɔr ʃən, ˈpoʊr-

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term portion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. part, portion, component part, component, constituent(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    grammatical constituent, fortune, fate, dowery, lot, role, piece, theatrical role, dowry, function, section, constituent, share, character, division, part, luck, circumstances, destiny, element, helping, dower, contribution, component, factor, region, persona, parcel, component part, percentage, parting, office, serving, ingredient, voice

  2. part, portion(noun)

    something less than the whole of a human artifact

    "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"

    Synonyms:
    fortune, parting, contribution, lot, serving, division, component, role, dower, constituent, share, function, percentage, part, section, voice, dowery, fate, parcel, dowry, piece, office, character, theatrical role, circumstances, region, helping, luck, component part, persona, destiny

  3. parcel, portion, share(noun)

    the allotment of some amount by dividing something

    "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"

    Synonyms:
    fortune, destiny, contribution, lot, serving, tract, piece of land, dower, component, share, parcel of land, part, percentage, parcel, dowery, packet, circumstances, bundle, dowry, constituent, ploughshare, luck, plowshare, package, helping, piece of ground, component part, fate

  4. share, portion, part, percentage(noun)

    assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

    "he wanted his share in cash"

    Synonyms:
    fortune, fate, dowery, lot, per centum, role, piece, theatrical role, percentage, dowry, function, section, constituent, percent, share, character, division, part, luck, circumstances, destiny, helping, dower, contribution, component, region, persona, parcel, component part, ploughshare, parting, office, serving, plowshare, pct, voice

  5. fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, fortune, fate, peck, mint, band, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, parcel, dowry, spate, muckle, mass, constituent, pile, share, good deal, stack, chance, luck, destiny, deal, serving, dowery, dower, percentage, caboodle, hazard, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, component, slew, heap, mess, part, bunch, sight, circumstances, mountain, draw, helping, component part, set, great deal, pot, circle

  6. dowry, dowery, dower, portion(noun)

    money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage

    Synonyms:
    fortune, destiny, circumstances, lot, serving, dowery, component, dower, part, percentage, parcel, share, dowry, constituent, helping, luck, component part, fate

  7. helping, portion, serving(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fortune, destiny, lot, serving, service, dowery, dower, component, share, part, percentage, parcel, circumstances, service of process, dowry, constituent, helping, luck, component part, fate

  8. assign, allot, portion(verb)

    give out

    "We were assigned new uniforms"

    Synonyms:
    put, lot, grant, set apart, arrogate, parcel out, administer, allot, deal, mete out, dispense, deal out, specify, depute, delegate, designate, ascribe, impute, assign, dish out, dole out, attribute, distribute, shell out, accord

Wiktionary

  1. portion(noun)

    Synonyms:
    part, piece, divvy up, divide, divide up, divvy

  2. portion(verb)

    To divide into amounts, as for allocation to specific purposes.

    Synonyms:
    piece, part, divide, divide up, divvy up, divvy

  3. portion(verb)

    To endow with a portion or inheritance.

    Him portioned maids, apprenticed orphans, blest. \uE000114951 Alexander Pope.

    Synonyms:
    divvy up, divide, divvy, divide up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. portion

    When any whole is divided into parts, any part that is allotted to some person, thing, subject or purpose is called a portion, tho the division may be by no fixed rule or relation; a father may divide his estate by will among his children so as to make their several portions great or small, according to his arbitrary and unreasonable caprice. When we speak of a part as a proportion, we think of the whole as divided according to some rule or scale, so that the different parts bear a contemplated and intended relation or ratio to one another; thus, the portion allotted to a child by will may not be a fair proportion of the estate. Proportion is often used where part or portion would be more appropriate. Compare PART.

    Synonyms:
    lot, parcel, part, part, proportion, share

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. portion(n)

    Synonyms:
    part, section, piece, allotment, quota, share, contingent, inheritance, dowry

How to use portion in a sentence?

  1. Homer:

    Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike.

  2. Philip Ellison:

    A good portion of my practice is representing the everyday person.

  3. Scott Huffmon:

    African-Americans can make up over 50% of the Democratic presidential primary vote in South Carolina, which is a much larger portion than you'll see in the Iowa Caucus or New Hampshire primary.

  4. Rich Otto:

    Right now there's a lot of models that are pointing to this big snowstorm for a good portion of the eastern U.S..

  5. Yahoo Inc:

    It is reasonably possible that changes in judgments... could cause the company to consider some portion or all of the remaining goodwill of the Tumblr reporting unit to become impaired.

How to pronounce portion?

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