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Meaning of portion

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: something determined in relation to something that includes
           it; "he 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" [syn: {part}, {portion},
           {component part}, {component}, {constituent}]
      2: something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear
         part of the house"; "glue the two parts together" [syn:
         {part}, {portion}]
      3: the allotment of some amount by dividing something; "death
         gets more than its share of attention from theologians" [syn:
         {parcel}, {portion}, {share}]
      4: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual
         person or group; "he wanted his share in cash" [syn: {share},
         {portion}, {part}, {percentage}]
      5: your overall circumstances or condition in life (including
         everything that happens to you); "whatever 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" [syn: {fortune}, {destiny}, {fate}, {luck},
         {lot}, {circumstances}, {portion}]
      6: money or property brought by a woman to her husband at
         marriage [syn: {dowry}, {dowery}, {dower}, {portion}]
      7: an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a
         meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger
         than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each" [syn:
         {helping}, {portion}, {serving}]
      v 1: give out; "We were assigned new uniforms" [syn: {assign},
           {allot}, {portion}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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