Textual thesaurus for "portion"

(noun) parcel, share

the allotment of some amount by dividing something

death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

(noun) part

something less than the whole of a human artifact

the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together

(noun) serving, helping

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

(noun) dower, dowery, dowry

money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage

(noun) share, percentage, part

assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

he wanted his share in cash

(noun) part, constituent, component, component part

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; the animal constituent of plankton

(noun) lot, luck, destiny, fate, fortune, circumstances

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

(verb) assign, allot

give out

We were assigned new uniforms