HyperDic: portion_out

English > 1 sense of the expression portion out:
VERBpossessionportion out, share, divvy up, apportion, dealgive out as one's portion or share
English > portion out: 1 sense > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive out as one's portion or share.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsshare, divvy up, apportion, deal
Entailsseparate, divide, partcome apart
Entailed byadmeasureDetermine the quantity of someone's share
Broaderdistribute, give out, hand out, pass outGive to several people
Spanishdesglosar, prorratear
Catalandesglossar, prorratejar

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