Definition for Portion

portion, n. [ME < OFr < L. portiƍ-nem, share, part, proportion.] (webplay: assigned, child, fortune, heard, ways).

  1. Part; piece; measure; amount; quantity; magnitude.
  2. Allotment; allocation; rightful share; deserved apportionment.
  3. Riches; wealth; fortune; property; possessions; material belongings.
  4. [Fig.] lot; destiny; fate.
  5. [Fig.] life; mortality; span of years; opportunity; chance.
  6. [Fig.] gift; endowment; bestowal.

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