Synonyms of portion in English:



  • 1 the upper portion of the chimney
  • 2 her portion of the allowance
    share, slice, quota, quantum, part, percentage, amount, quantity, ration, fraction, division, allocation, measure
    informal cut
  • 3 a portion of cake
    helping, serving, amount, quantity;
    slice, piece, chunk, wedge, slab, hunk
  • 4 archaic poverty was certain to be his portion See destiny (sense 1)
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  • 1 she portioned out the food
    share out, allocate, allot, apportion;
    distribute, hand out, deal out, dole out, give out, dispense, mete out
    informal divvy up
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