Every week, on the Sabbath, Jews around the world read a portion of the Torah.
My portion of the silver rails lies between Washington and New York.
The way of those on whom Thou hast bestowed Thy Grace, those whose (portion) is not wrath, and who go not astray.
The overall 1099 portion of the economy has grown dramatically – Houston alone has seen about a 12% increase since 2009.
The magic lies in the "bargain" portion and like any good bargain you want to benefit more than the person on the other side.
The other portion killed and ate his own kind, or was killed and eaten by his own kind.
A steady hand and a true eye, boys; so let two quarts be a bowman's portion.
This is the portion eaten, and to use an Americanism, "It is not at all hard to take."
The cut shows the filter provided with a portion of its bags and frames.
On hearing this, I mentally advanced my portion to seventy-five per cent.
early 14c., "allotted part, share," from Old French porcion "part, portion" (12c., Modern French portion) and directly from Latin portionem (nominative portio) "share, part," accusative of the noun in the phrase pro portione "according to the relation (of parts to each other)" (see proportion). From late 14c. in general sense of "section into which something is divided."
"to divide in portions," early 14c., from Old French porcioner "share out, divide in portions," from porcion (see portion (n.)). Related: Portioned; portioning.