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portion

noun allotment, amount, component, excerpt, fair share, fragment, installment, measure, moiety, part, percentage, piece, portion, quantity, quota, ration, section, sector, segment, share

portion

verb allocate, allot, apportion, bequeath, break down into portions, break up into units, budget, disperse, divide into shares, dole, dole out, parcel, partition, prorate, ration, section, segment, separate, split up, split up into units, subdivide
See also: allotment, article, aspect, assignment, chapter, commission, component, detail, division, dole, element, equity, excerpt, factor, fee, heritage, ingredient, installment, interest, lot, member, moiety, ownership, parcel, part, partition, phase, proportion, prorate, quantity, quota, ration, region, segment, separate, share, subdivide, title

portion

1 a share of property, especially one coming to a child from the estate of his parents.
2 the property given by a woman to her husband at marriage; dowry.
3 to give a dowry or portion to (a person); endow.

PORTION. That part of a parent's estate, or the estate of one standing in loco parentis, which is given to a child. 1 Vern. 204. Vide 8 Com. Dig. 539; 16 Vin. Ab. 4321; 1 Supp. to Ves. Jr. 34, 58, 303, 308; 2 Id. 46, 370, 404.

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