These are parts of his ways; but how little a portion is heard of him!Job xxvi. 14.
Portions and parcels of the dreadful past.Tennyson.
The lord of that servant . . . will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.Luke xii. 46.
Man's portion is to die and rise again.Keble.
Give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.Luke xv. 12.
Syn. -- Division; share; parcel; quantity; allotment; dividend. -- Portion, Part. Part is generic, having a simple reference to some whole. Portion has the additional idea of such a division as bears reference to an individual, or is allotted to some object; as, a portion of one's time; a portion of Scripture.
And portion to his tribes the wide domain.Pope.
Him portioned maids, apprenticed orphans, blest.Pope.