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Spanish translation of “portion”

portion

noun /ˈpoːʃən/
a part
parte
Read this portion of the book.
a share
parte
Her portion of the money amounted to $200.
an amount of food usually for one person
ración
a portion of salad.
portion out phrasal verb to divide into portions or shares
dividir, repartir
The money was portioned out among the three children.
(Definition of portion from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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