a part of any whole, either separated from or integrated with it:
I read a portion of the manuscript.
an amount of food served for one person; serving; helping:
He took a large portion of spinach.
the part of a whole allotted to or belonging to a person or group; share.
the part of an estate that goes to an heir or a next of kin.
Literary. something that is allotted to a person by God or fate.
(especially formerly) the money, goods, or estate that a woman brings to her husband at marriage; dowry.
verb (used with object)
to divide into or distribute in portions or shares (often followed by out).
to furnish with a portion, as with an inheritance or a dowry:
All of his children have been amply portioned.
to provide with a lot or fate:
She was portioned with sorrow throughout her life.
a part of a whole; fraction
a part allotted or belonging to a person or group
an amount of food served to one person; helping
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
a person’s lot or destiny
to divide up; share out
to give a share to (a person); assign or allocate
(law) to give a dowry or portion to (a person); endow
adjective 1. of or relating to a reporter. 2. of, noting, or characteristic of a report: His lecture was more reportorial than analytical. adjective 1. (mainly US) of or relating to a newspaper reporter
- Report stage
noun 1. the stage preceding the third reading in the passage of a bill through Parliament, at which the bill, as amended in committee, is reported back to the chamber considering it
noun 1. the act of reposing.
noun 1. the state of reposing or being at rest; rest; sleep. 2. peace; tranquillity; calm. 3. dignified calmness, as of manner; composure. 4. absence of movement, animation, etc.: When in repose, her face recalls the Mona Lisa. verb (used without object), reposed, reposing. 5. to lie or be at rest, as from work, activity, […]