portion

  • 21portion — 01. He gives a small [portion] of his earnings to charity every payday. 02. I put a [portion] of my salary into a savings account each month to use for our summer vacation. 03. I like this restaurant; they give you enormous [portions] of food at… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 22portion — por|tion1 [ˈpo:ʃən US ˈpo:r ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin portio] 1.) a part of something larger, especially a part that is different from the other parts portion of ▪ The front portion of the rocket breaks off. ▪ The rent on… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23PORTION — n. f. Partie d’un tout divisé, ou considéré comme tel. Les héritiers ont partagé tout le bien du défunt en quatre portions. Portions égales. Portions inégales. La moindre portion. La meilleure portion. Portion de cercle. Il ne retint pour lui… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 24portion — 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

  • 25portion — por|tion1 [ pɔrʃn ] noun count ** 1. ) portion of a part of an amount or total: We re spending a larger portion of our income on entertainment. Only a small portion of the population could tell you what the government s policy is. a ) a part of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 26portion — [[t]pɔ͟ː(r)ʃ(ə)n[/t]] portions 1) N COUNT: N of n A portion of something is a part of it. Damage was confined to a small portion of the castle... I have spent a fairly considerable portion of my life here... I had learnt a portion of the Koran …

    English dictionary

  • 27portion — 1 noun (C) 1 a part of something larger, especially a part that is different from the other parts (+ of): The front portion of the rocket breaks off. | The factory represents only a small portion of the company s interests. 2 an amount of food… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28portion — noun 1 part/share ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, good, huge, large, major, significant, sizeable, substantial ▪ small …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 29Portion — Batzen (umgangssprachlich); Brocken; Klumpen; Klumpatsch (umgangssprachlich); Haufen; Stück * * * Por|ti|on [pɔr ts̮i̯o:n], die; , en: meist für eine Person bestimmte, abgemessene Menge [von Speisen]: die Portionen in der Kantine sind sehr klein; …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 30Portion — Por·ti·on [ tsi̯oːn] die; , en; 1 die Menge Essen, die für eine Person bestimmt ist <eine große, doppelte Portion; eine Portion Eis, Kartoffelsalat, Pommes frites> 2 eine Portion Kaffee / Tee zwei Tassen (ein Kännchen) Kaffee / Tee || ID… …

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  • 31portion —    Āpana, mahele, kuleana, ha awina, okana, hapa, hakina, pu u; ka ipu u (rare).    ♦ Small portion, hapa iki, hapa u uku.    ♦ Greatest portion, hapa loa, hapa nui.    ♦ Main portion, kino.    ♦ Severed portion, moku, mō, mokuna.    ♦ In two… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 32portion — portionable, adj. portionless, adj. /pawr sheuhn, pohr /, n. 1. a part of any whole, either separated from or integrated with it: I read a portion of the manuscript. 2. an amount of food served for one person; serving; helping: He took a large… …

    Universalium

  • 33Portion — Eine halbe Portion sein: ein magerer, unscheinbarer, auch hilfloser Mensch sein; oft sagt man dies auch scherzhaft von einem jungen Mädchen oder einer zerbrechlich wirkenden Frau, der man keine Kraft zutraut, auch in einer nochmaligen Steigerung …

    Das Wörterbuch der Idiome

  • 34portion — 1. noun 1) the upper portion of the chimney Syn: part, piece, bit, section, segment See note at fragment 2) her portion of the allowance Syn: share, slice, quot …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 35portion — /ˈpɔʃən / (say pawshuhn) noun 1. a part of any whole, whether actually separated from it or not: a portion of the manuscript is illegible. 2. the part of a whole allotted to or belonging to a person or group; a share. 3. a quantity of food served …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 36Portion — Por|ti|on 〈f.; Gen.: , Pl.: en〉 abgemessene Menge (bes. von Speisen); eine Portion Eis, Gemüse, Kartoffeln; er ist nur eine halbe Portion 〈fig.; umg.〉 er ist sehr dünn, klein; er besitzt eine tüchtige Portion Frechheit 〈fig.; umg.〉 ist sehr frech …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 37portion — • dos, mängd, sats, portion, dosis • andel, lott, portion • del, lott, part, portion, ranson, kvot …

    Svensk synonymlexikon

  • 38portion — noun 1) the upper portion of the chimney Syn: part, piece, bit, section, segment 2) her portion of the allowance Syn: share, slice, quota, ration, allocation, tranche; …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 39Portion — porcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bundle; parcel; portion vok. Portion, f rus. порция, f pranc. portion, f …

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  • 40portion — porcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bundle; parcel; portion vok. Portion, f rus. порция, f pranc. portion, f …

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