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Portion vs. Fragment

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Portion

A part of a whole
He could repeat large portions of Shakespeare
A portion of the jetty still stands
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Fragment

A small part broken off or separated from something
Small fragments of pottery
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Portion

A person's destiny or lot
What will be my portion?
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Fragment

Break or cause to break into fragments
Management has tighter control through fragmenting the tasks
Lough Erne fragmented into a series of lakes
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Portion

Divide (something) into parts and share out
For centuries meadowland with common hay rights was portioned out
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Fragment

A small part broken off or detached.
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Portion

A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
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Fragment

An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit
Overheard fragments of their conversation.
Extant fragments of an old manuscript.
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Portion

A part separated from a whole.
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Fragment

(Grammar) A sentence fragment.
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Portion

A helping of food.
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Fragment

To break or separate (something) into fragments.
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Portion

The part of an estate received by an heir.
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Fragment

To become broken into fragments
After the election, the coalition fragmented.
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Portion

A woman's dowry
Marriage portion.
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Fragment

A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part, either physically or not
A fragment of an ancient writing
I heard a small fragment of the conversation.
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Portion

A person's lot or fate.
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Fragment

(grammar) A sentence not containing a subject or a predicate.
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Portion

To divide into parts or shares for distribution; parcel.
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Fragment

(computing) An incomplete portion of code.
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Portion

To provide with a share, inheritance, or dowry.
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Fragment

(internet) A portion of a URL referring to a subordinate resource or anchor (such as a specific point on a web page), introduced by the # sign.
Anchor link
The URL www.example.com/home#recent ends with a fragment.
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Portion

An allocated amount.
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Fragment

(intransitive) To break apart.
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Portion

That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything.
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Fragment

(transitive) To cause to be broken into pieces.
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Portion

One's fate; lot.
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Fragment

To break up and disperse (a file) into non-contiguous areas of a disk.
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Portion

The part of an estate given or falling to a child or heir; an inheritance.
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Fragment

A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part; as, a fragment of an ancient writing.
Gather up the fragments that remain.
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Portion

A wife's fortune; a dowry.
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Fragment

A piece broken off or cut off of something else;
A fragment of rock
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Portion

(transitive) To divide into amounts, as for allocation to specific purposes.
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Fragment

A broken piece of a brittle artifact
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Portion

(transitive) To endow with a portion or inheritance.
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Fragment

An incomplete piece;
Fragments of a play
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Portion

That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything.
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Fragment

Break or cause to break into pieces;
The plate fragmented
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Portion

A part considered by itself, though not actually cut off or separated from the whole.
These are parts of his ways; but how little a portion is heard of him!
Portions and parcels of the dreadful past.
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Portion

A part assigned; allotment; share; fate.
The lord of that servant . . . will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.
Man's portion is to die and rise again.
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Portion

The part of an estate given to a child or heir, or descending to him by law, and distributed to him in the settlement of the estate; an inheritance.
Give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.
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Portion

A wife's fortune; a dowry.
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Portion

To separate or divide into portions or shares; to parcel; to distribute.
And portion to his tribes the wide domain.
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Portion

To endow with a portion or inheritance.
Him portioned maids, apprenticed orphans, blest.
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Portion

Something determined in relation to something that includes it;
He wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
I read a portion of the manuscript
The smaller component is hard to reach
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Portion

Something less than the whole of a human artifact;
The rear part of the house
Glue the two parts together
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Portion

The result of parcelling out or sharing;
Death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans
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Portion

Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group;
He wanted his share in cash
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Portion

Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you);
Whatever my fortune may be
Deserved a better fate
Has a happy lot
The luck of the Irish
A victim of circumstances
Success that was her portion
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Portion

An individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal;
The helpings were all small
His portion was larger than hers
There's enough for two servings each
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Portion

Give out or allot;
We were assigned new uniforms
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