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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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