Definition of Portions

1. Noun. (plural of portion) ¹



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Definition of Portions

1. portion [v] - See also: portion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Portions

portieres
portiest
portigue
portigues
porting
portion
portion control
portion out
portioned
portioner
portioners
portioning
portionist
portionists
portionless
portions (current term)
portise
portises
portlandite
portlands
portlast
portlasts
portless
portlet
portlets
portlier
portliest
portlike
portliness
portlinesses

Literary usage of Portions

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"Origin of the presumption against double portions from giving the name of debt to a portion from father to child; not perhaps with great propriety in a ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... which neutralizes the gravitation — or pull of the various portions of the comet's head for one another — and therefore permits those portions of the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"(1) The Yasna (Skt. yajna), "sacrifice", "worship", the chief liturgical portions of the sacred canon. It consists principally of prayers and hymns used in ..."

4. The Sources of Luke's Perean Section by Dean Rockwell Wickes (1912)
"CHAPTER I THE USE BY MATTHEW OF portions IN LUKE'S ... 9:51—:;:-28.3 The fact that considerable portions of this material are closely paralleled in Matthew, ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"The lyrical portions, which doubtless belong to Dekker, are the most attractive. From Sir Henry Herbert's ' Diary ' it appears that two other plays by Ford ..."

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