Noun Definition


1.Definition: an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

"The helpings were all small", "His portion was larger than hers", "There's enough for two servings each"

Category: General

2.Definition: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

Related Noun(s):part, percentage, share

Category: General

3.Definition: money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage

Related Noun(s):dower, dowery, dowry

Category: General

4.Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it

"He wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself", "I read a portion of the manuscript", "The smaller component is hard to reach", "The animal constituent of plankton"

Related Noun(s):component, constituent, part

Category: General

5.Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact

Related Noun(s):part

Category: Objects

6.Definition: the allotment of some amount by dividing something

Related Noun(s):parcel, share

Category: General

7.Definition: your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

"Whatever my fortune may be", "Deserved a better fate", "Has a happy lot", "The luck of the Irish", "A victim of circumstances", "Success that was her portion"

Related Noun(s):circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, luck

Category: General