portion

part, share, division

Usage

  • apportion

    When you apportion something, such as blame or money, you decide how it should be shared among various people.

  • disproportionate

    That which is disproportionate to other things is unbalanced or excessive in some way, leading to a lack of symmetry.

  • portion

    A portion of something, especially food, is part or some of it.

  • disproportion

    lack of proportion

  • proportion

    give pleasant proportions to

  • proportional

    properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics

  • proportioned

    having been given balanced symmetry

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