a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand <he had always just assumed that lifelong bachelorhood would be his portion> Related Words accident
, casualty [archaic]
one of the pieces from which something is designed to be assembled <equal portions of the students' day are devoted to study, recreation, and sleep> Related Words component
something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group <each camper gets an equal portion of the food> Synonyms allotment
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