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You lose connectivity between portions of your brain, and some regions even experience shrinkage, according to Williams.

In a country where food was already scarce, slimmed-down portions could be the difference between life and death.

It is not a scarce commodity to be meted out begrudgingly or in short portions.

We all need to care because more portions of our species should be treated and regarded as persons.

We drove back to L.A. through the Santa Monica Mountains on the Mulholland Highway, portions of which curve along steep drop-offs.

Had not this Indian plant been discovered, the whole history of some portions of America would have been far different.

The landed proprietor still redeemed, day after day, portions of his involved estate.

What had been one of the most beautiful portions of the State had become almost a desolate waste.

The tubercles and portions of the caseous glands should be crushed between two slides, dried, and stained for tubercle bacilli.

He had a remarkably inventive genius, which he turned to good account in the mechanical portions of his organs.


On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to portions, such as: serving, lot, fragment, chunk, excerpt, and allocation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.