Portioned
Portion Por"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Portioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Portioning}.] 1. To separate or divide into portions or shares; to parcel; to distribute. [1913 Webster]

And portion to his tribes the wide domain. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To endow with a portion or inheritance. [1913 Webster]

Him portioned maids, apprenticed orphans, blest. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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  • Portion — Por tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Portioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Portioning}.] 1. To separate or divide into portions or shares; to parcel; to distribute. [1913 Webster] And portion to his tribes the wide domain. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To endow with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Portioning — Portion Por tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Portioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Portioning}.] 1. To separate or divide into portions or shares; to parcel; to distribute. [1913 Webster] And portion to his tribes the wide domain. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portion — I. noun Etymology: Middle English porcioun, from Anglo French, from Latin portion , portio; akin to Latin part , pars part Date: 14th century 1. an individual s part or share of something: as a. a share received by gift or inheritance b. dowry c …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • portion — I UK [ˈpɔː(r)ʃ(ə)n] / US [ˈpɔrʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms portion : singular portion plural portions ** 1) a) a part of an amount or total portion of: We re spending a larger portion of our income on entertainment. Only a small portion of… …   English dictionary

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