portion

Part of speech: verb

To divide into shares; distribute.

Part of speech: verb

To endow with a portion.

Part of speech: noun

A part; allotment; share of an estate coming to an heir.

Part of speech: noun

A wife's dowry.

Part of speech: noun

One's fortune or destiny.

Part of speech: adjective

Portioned.

Part of speech: adjective

Portionless.

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Usage examples "portion":

  1. No, he dared not think that, but at one time, during the most weary portion of the watching, he could not help wishing that she might fall ill, and the duty be his to bring her back to health and strength. - "The Star-Gazers", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Then on the shattered portion of the bridge there stood the figure of the Captain. - "The Golden Rock", Ernest Glanville.
  3. Take him, O Lord, whatever portion mine. - "On Strike Till 3", Grant Balfour.