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Portion out   /pˈɔrʃən aʊt/   Listen
Portion out

verb
1.
Give out as one's portion or share.  Synonyms: apportion, deal, divvy up, share.






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"Portion out" Quotes from Famous Books



... thousand feet or so above it all, and gave himself to much futile tugging at the red and white cords. Afterwards he made a sort of inventory of the provisions. Life in the high air was giving him an appalling appetite, and it seemed to him discreet at this stage to portion out his supply into rations. So far as he could see he might pass a week in ...
— The War in the Air • Herbert George Wells



Words linked to "Portion out" :   divide, pass out, give out, separate, part, distribute, apportion, hand out



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