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Engelsk substantiv: 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrelation


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


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenemeronymy, part to whole relation

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)part


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkobject, physical object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkappendage, 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 uttrykkeneunit, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)parcel, share


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkallocation, 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassets


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


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneearnings, 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcondition


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbad 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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgift

7. portion (om mat) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)helping, serving


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksmall indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbreast, 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 spesifikke uttrykkmouthful, taste


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenemeal, repast


Engelsk verb: portion

1. portion (om forhold) give out


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe were assigned new uniforms.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)allot, assign


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadminister, allot, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, lot, mete out, parcel out, shell out


Mere spesifikke uttrykkallocate, allow, apportion, appropriate, earmark, reserve, set aside









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