verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR portion
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Origin of portion
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OTHER WORDS FROM portion
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH portionportion , potion
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Example sentences from the Web for portion
It’s unclear how many students are actually doing the portions of PE that aren’t live-streamed.Kids are shooting hoops with rolled up socks, but pandemic physical education is not canceled|Kelly Field|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The services include selling ad inventory in the form of pre-roll, mid-roll or post-roll ads around content while taking a portion of the earnings in a revenue share model.How TheSoul Publishing grew revenue via platforms with viral social media life hacks|Kayleigh Barber|February 12, 2021|Digiday
She also noted a decline in the portion of residents answering contact tracers’ phone calls, which has dropped below 70 percent for the first time since September.South Africa and U.K. coronavirus variants detected in D.C.; Maryland to open third mass vaccination site|Erin Cox, Julie Zauzmer, Rachel Chason|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
For example, RapidSOS stepped in to provide data when the Nashville bombing took out a portion of 911 infrastructure on Christmas Day, affecting 300 agencies.RapidSOS raises $85M for a big data platform aimed at emergency responders|Ingrid Lunden|February 9, 2021|TechCrunch
You can even ski on Park Loop Road, portions of which are unplowed.
Counting encores, NBC estimated that over 44 million people had watched some portion of the production by the end of the month.The Cast of ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Knows You Hatewatched ‘The Sound of Music’|Kevin Fallon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the financing portion, the numbers are particularly bleak.
And its military destroyed a large portion of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.
In 2000, the Israeli government simply closed the portion of downtown Hebron under its control.
But they can win back a portion of it, and in many states and congressional districts, a portion will be enough to change things.
On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.
In the old world, poverty seemed, and poverty was, the natural and inevitable lot of the greater portion of mankind.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
There are many more good dwellings on this plain than in the rural portion of Lower Italy.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Turn not away thy face from thy neighbour, and of taking away a portion and not restoring.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.
British Dictionary definitions for portion
- a share of property, esp one coming to a child from the estate of his parents
- the property given by a woman to her husband at marriage; dowry