Definitions of portion

  1. To divide into shares; to give shares of.
  2. To divide into portions: to allot a share: to furnish with a portion.
  3. To divide into shares; distribute.
  4. To endow with a portion.
  5. To divide; to parcel; to endow.
  6. To divide; to allot a share or shares.
  7. 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"
  8. 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"
  9. an individual portion of food or drink; " the helpings were all small"; " his portion was larger than hers"; " there's enough for two servings each"
  10. something less than the whole of a human artifact; " the rear part of the house"; " glue the two parts together"
  11. assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; " he wanted his share in cash"
  12. That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything.
  13. A part considered by itself, though not actually cut off or separated from the whole.
  14. A part assigned; allotment; share; fate.
  15. The part of an estate given to a child or heir, or descending to him by law, and distributed to him in the settlement of the estate; an inheritance.
  16. A wife's fortune; a dowry.
  17. To separate or divide into portions or shares; to parcel; to distribute.
  18. To endow with a portion or inheritance.
  19. A piece of anything; a share, or a part given.
  20. To divide; allot; give a portion to.
  21. A part; allotment; share of an estate coming to an heir.
  22. A wife's dowry.
  23. One's fortune or destiny.
  24. A part; a share; lot; final state; fate; a wife's dower or fortune.
  25. Portioned.
  26. Portionless.