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portion 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
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/ˈpôrSHən/,
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portions, plural;
  1. Divide (something) into shares to be distributed among two or more people
    • - the fish are portioned out to the different families
  2. Serve (food) in an amount suitable for one person
    • - generously portioned lunches
  3. Give a dowry to (a bride at her marriage)
    • - my parents will portion me most handsomely
Noun
  1. A part of a whole; an amount, section, or piece of something
    • - a portion of the jetty still stands
    • - he could repeat large portions of Shakespeare
  2. A part of something divided between two or more people; a share
    • - she wanted the right to decide how her portion of the allowance should be spent
  3. An amount of food suitable for or served to one person
    • - a portion of ice cream
    • - burger joints offering huge portions
  4. The part or share of an estate given or descending by law to an heir

  5. A person's future as allotted by fate; one's destiny or lot
    • - what will be my portion?
  6. A dowry given to a bride at her marriage


  1. assign: give out; "We were assigned new uniforms"
  2. part: 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"
  3. part: something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
  4. parcel: the allotment of some amount by dividing something; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"
  5. share: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
  6. fortune: 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"
  7. dowry: money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
  8. helping: 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"
  9. An allocated amount; To divide into amounts, as for allocation to specific purposes
  10. Usually a square or rectangle, cut from a block of frozen fish. Weights vary from 1-1/2 oz. to about 6 oz. May be plain or breaded, raw or pre-cooked.
  11. a helping of food. Portions and servings are different. For example, "one cheese sandwich" is a portion (probably made up of two slices of bread and one slice of cheese).
  12. When referring to a parcel of land means the basic land unit capable of separate disposition created by the Crown within the boundaries of a parish. A typical description of such a land unit would be Portion 6, Parish of Sutherland, County of Cumberland. ...
  13. n.  part or share into which sth is divided
  14. A Portion, in ancient Hellenistic astrology, was more or less equivalent to a degree of the zodiac.
  15. means a part of an assessing unit included within: the boundaries of a school district which levies taxes on the assessment roll of such assessing unit; a town excluding all villages therein; and that part of an assessing unit which is a special district which encompasses the entire assessing ...
  16. The amount of carbohydrates or protein one should eat with each meal. A portion is the size of the palm of your hand or your clenched fist.
  17. Amount, part, or portion that results from multiplying the base times the rate. Not expressed as a percent; it is expressed as a number.
  18. A range of standardized sizes. Portion scoops have a lever-operated blade for releasing their contents. Scoops are useful for portioning muffin batters and cookie dough or other soft foods.
  19. Snus put into a little baggie
  20. Your portion of grass (School gardening?)