• (noun): Something less than the whole of a human artifact.
    Synonyms: part
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on portion, portions:

Bricriu - Fled Bricrenn
... At the feast he promised the "champion's portion" to Cú Chulainn, then to Conall Cernach, then to Lóegaire Búadach, and the three heroes proceeded to compete for the ... passed this test, and was judged worthy of the champion's portion ... Two motifs in this story, the champion's portion and the beheading challenge, are mentioned by the Greek writer Posidonius as practices of the ancient ...
... or structure that provides shade or other shelter Canopy (biology), aboveground portion of plant community or crop (including forests) Canopy (grape), aboveground ... investment firm Canopy (parachute), cloth and suspension line portion of parachute Chuppah, canopy used in Jewish wedding ceremonies Honda Canopy, three-wheeled ...
Flexor Hallucis Brevis Muscle
... surface of the cuboid bone, from the contiguous portion of the third cuneiform, and from the prolongation of the tendon of the Tibialis posterior which is attached to that bone ... It divides in front into two portions, which are inserted into the medial and lateral sides of the base of the first phalanx of the great toe, a sesamoid bone being present in each tendon ... The medial portion is blended with the Abductor hallucis previous to its insertion the lateral portion with the Adductor hallucis the tendon of the Flexor ...
Bocaue, Bulacan
... Douglas MacArthur Highway and is located at the mid-southwestern portion of Bulacan ... north by the municipalities of Balagtas and a portion of the municipality of Santa Maria by the municipalities of Marilao and Obando on the south a larger portion ...
Roman Catholic Archdiocese Of Boston - List of Pastoral Regions
... northern portion of Essex County and the northeastern portion of Middlesex County 49 Holy Trinity Parish, Lowell Merrimack College 3 (TBD) Saints. 3 (TBD) Good Samaritan Medical Center 3 West Walter James Edyvean southern portion of Middlesex County and the western portion of Norfolk County 67 Regis College 11 ... Norwood Hospital 7 ...

More definitions of "portion":

  • (noun): Something determined in relation to something that includes it.
    Example: "I read a portion of the manuscript"
    Synonyms: part, component part, component
  • (noun): An individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal.
    Example: "His portion was larger than hers"
    Synonyms: helping, serving
  • (noun): The result of parcelling out or sharing.
    Synonyms: parcel, share
  • (noun): Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group.
    Synonyms: share, part, percentage
  • (noun): Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you).
    Example: "Success that was her portion"
    Synonyms: fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances

Famous quotes containing the word portion:

    A certain portion of the human race
    Has certainly a taste for being diddled.
    Thomas Hood (1799–1845)

    They are not long, the weeping and the laughter,
    Love and desire and hate:
    I think they have no portion in us after
    We pass the gate.
    Ernest Christopher Dowson (1867–1900)

    A man might well pray that he may not taboo or curse any portion of nature by being buried in it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)