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Synonyms for portion
ˈpɔr ʃən, ˈpoʊr-

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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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. portion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    part, piece, fragment, bit, scrap, morsel

  2. portion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    share, allotment, division, parcel, lot, quantity, dividend, quota, contingent

  3. portion(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    divide, allot, deal out, distribute, parcel out

  4. portion(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    endow, supply with a portion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. portion(n)

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

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How to use portion in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    God is at work in your life presently. Although you are not spiritually sensitive. But, take this from me, God is gradually directing your steps towards goodness or goodies. And so, sooner or later whatever you thought was a setback to you is going to turn out to become a divine set-up for your own betterment. Yes of course, that's what will be your portion if only you believe just that.

  2. Mark Krikorian:

    I’m delighted to see it, the RAISE Act is an attempt to rebalance the portion of skilled versus family in the immigration flow.

  3. Atlantic Equities analyst Chris Wheeler:

    The first quarter has been brutal, and has revealed the extent to which the fixed cost base – IT, infrastructure, salaries - absorbs a large portion of the much lower revenues, the biggest culprit remains FICC, which continues to also be a very capital intensive business.

  4. Maneesh Deshpande:

    It is certainly something to be concerned about - that you have these pockets of illiquidity that can completely freeze a major portion of the market.

  5. Wang Jianlin:

    Sales are highly concentrated in first- and second-tier cities, where 36 top cities account for three-quarters of the total sales value. So the portion from third- and fourth-tier cities is very low. As long as they destock slowly, there is no problem.


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