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Engelsk navneord: portion

1. portion something determined in relation to something that includes it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)component, component part, constituent, part


Mindre specifikke termerrelation


Mere specifikke termerbalance, base, basis, butt, detail, item, item, language unit, linguistic unit, member, particular, point, remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest, subpart, substance, unit


Omfatter disse overordnede termermeronymy, part to whole relation

2. portion (om genstand) something less than the whole of a human artifact


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe rear part of the house.
Glue the two parts together.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)part


Mindre specifikke termerobject, physical object


Mere specifikke termerappendage, backbone, bit, bottleneck, bulb, butt, component, constituent, cutout, element, foible, fore edge, foredge, forte, fraction, heel, hub, jetsam, limb, neck, peen, piece, pressing, seat, section, segment, shank, spine, stub, toe, turnout, upstage, upstairs, waist, widening, wreckage


Omfatter disse overordnede termerunit, whole

3. portion (om handling) the allotment of some amount by dividing something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDeath gets more than its share of attention from theologians.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)parcel, share


Mindre specifikke termerallocation, allotment, apportioning, apportionment, assignation, parceling, parcelling

4. portion (om forhold) assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe wanted his share in cash.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)part, percentage, share


Mindre specifikke termerassets


Mere specifikke termerallocation, allotment, allowance, cut, dispensation, dole, interest, piece, profit sharing, ration, slice, split, stake, tranche, way


Omfatter disse overordnede termerearnings, lucre, net, net income, net profit, profit, profits

5. portion (om tilstand) your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhatever 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, luck


Mindre specifikke termercondition


Mere specifikke termerbad luck, failure, good fortune, good luck, ill luck, luckiness, misfortune, providence, tough luck

6. portion (om forhold) money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dower, dowery, dowry


Mindre specifikke termergift

7. portion (om mad) an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe helpings were all small.
His portion was larger than hers.
There's enough for two servings each.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)helping, serving


Mindre specifikke termersmall indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity


Mere specifikke termerbreast, drink, drumstick, libation, medallion, oyster, parson's nose, piece, pope's nose, round, round of drinks, second joint, slice, thigh, white meat, wing


Omfatter disse specifikke termermouthful, taste


Omfatter disse overordnede termermeal, repast


Engelsk udsagnsord: portion

1. portion (om forhold) give out


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe were assigned new uniforms.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)allot, assign


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termeradminister, allot, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, lot, mete out, parcel out, shell out


Mere specifikke termerallocate, allow, apportion, appropriate, earmark, reserve, set aside









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