Definition of "portions" []

  • A part of a whole; fraction (noun)
  • A part allotted or belonging to a person or group (noun)
  • An amount of food served to one person; helping (noun)
  • A share of property, esp one coming to a child from the estate of his parents (noun)
  • The property given by a woman to her husband at marriage; dowry (noun)
  • A person's lot or destiny (noun)
  • To divide up; share out (verb)
  • To give a share to (a person); assign or allocate (verb)
  • To give a dowry or portion to (a person); endow (verb)
  • Plural form of portion. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "portions" in a sentence
  • "Include these key words or phrases in the title portions of your site and in its relevant content."
  • "They have dealt treacherously against the Lord, and have thought to strengthen themselves in it by their alliances with strange children; but now shall a month devour them with their portions, that is, their estates and inheritances, all those things which they have taken, and taken up with, as their portion; or by their portions is meant their idols, whom they chose for their portion instead of God."
  • "She had called certain portions of his work beautiful, and that was the first encouragement he had ever received from any one."