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English - Etymology

From Middle English _porcioun_, from Old French _porcion_, from Latin _portio_ (“a share, part, portion, relation, proportion”), akin to _pars_ (“part”); see part. Compare proportion.

From Middle English porcioun, from Old French porcion, from Latin portio (a share, part, portion, relation, proportion), akin to pars (part); see part. Compare proportion.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈpɔːʃən/ * Rhymes: -ɔː(r)ʃən

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔːʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)ʃən

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English - Noun

PORTION (_plural_ PORTIONS) * An allocated amount. * That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything. * One's fate; lot. * Bible, Luke xii. 46 The lord of that servant […] will appoint him his PORTION with the unbelievers. * Keble Man's PORTION is to die and rise again. * The part of an estate given or falling to a child or heir; an inheritance. * Bible, Luke xv. 12 Give me the PORTION of goods that falleth to me. * A wife's fortune; a dowry. * 1613, William Shakespeare, _The Two Noble Kinsmen_, V. iv. 31: Commend me to her, and to piece her PORTION / Tender her this. USAGE NOTES Relatively formal, compared to the more informal _part_ or more concrete and casual _piece_. For example, “part of the money” (both informal) but “portion of the proceeds” (both formal). SYNONYMS * part * piece DERIVED TERMS * portionless * proportion TRANSLATIONS

portion (plural portions)

  1. An allocated amount.
  2. That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything.
  3. One's fate; lot.
  4. The part of an estate given or falling to a child or heir; an inheritance.
  5. A wife's fortune; a dowry.

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Relatively formal, compared to the more informal part or more concrete and casual piece. For example, “part of the money” (both informal) but “portion of the proceeds” (both formal).

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

PORTION (_third-person singular simple present_ PORTIONS, _present participle_ PORTIONING, _simple past and past participle_ PORTIONED) * (transitive) To divide into amounts, as for allocation to specific purposes. * (transitive) To endow with a portion or inheritance. _Him PORTIONED maids, apprenticed orphans, blest._ — Alexander Pope. USAGE NOTES * Particularly used as _PORTION out._ * Relatively formal, compared to the more informal _divide_, _divide up_, or the casual _divvy_, _divvy up_. SYNONYMS * divide, divide up * divvy, divvy up DERIVED TERMS * portion off * portion out

portion (third-person singular simple present portions, present participle portioning, simple past and past participle portioned)

  1. (transitive) To divide into amounts, as for allocation to specific purposes.
  2. (transitive) To endow with a portion or inheritance.
    Him portioned maids, apprenticed orphans, blest.Alexander Pope.

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English - External Links

* portion in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * portion in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Que a categoria em FRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

Borrowed from Latin _portionem_ (nominative of _portio_).

Borrowed from Latin portionem (nominative of portio).

Que a categoria em FRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

PORTION

portion

Que a categoria em FRENCH - ANAGRAMS
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French - Anagrams

* potiron

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French - External Links

* “portion” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Que a categoria em SWEDISH - NOUN
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Swedish - Noun

PORTION

portion


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