Engelsk ordbok

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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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