(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. fate, destiny, fortune; batch, sum; parcel. See assemblage, chance, quantity.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A small parcel of land]
Syn. parcel, part, division, patch, clearing, piece of ground, plat, plot, field, tract, block, portion, allotment, apportionment, parking lot, piece, plottage, acreage; see also area 2 , property 2 .
2. [A number of individual items, usually alike]
Syn. number, quantity, group, batch, set, order, consignment, requisition; see also shipment .
3. [Destiny]
Syn. doom, portion, fate; see chance 1 , destiny 1 , doom 1 .
See Synonym Study at fate .
4. [*A Great quantity]
Syn. large amount, abundance, amplitude, considerable amount, plenitude, Great numbers, bundle, bunch, cluster, group, pack, batch, large numbers, much, many, ever so much, quantities, enough and to spare, quite a lot, quite a bit, quite a sum, a good deal, oodles and gobs*, a whole bunch*, loads*, heaps*, zillion*, gobs*, oodles*; see also plenty .
cast ( or [m1]throw) in one's lot with,
Syn. associate with, share, unite; see join 1 , 2 .
draw ( or [m1]cast) lots,
Syn. choose, pick, elect; see decide .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. parcel of land plot, acreage, tract, real estate, subdivision.
2. portion share, allotment, allowance, interest, part, percentage.
3. fortune fate, *hand one is dealt, destiny, portion, status, doom, *the way the cookie crumbles.
4. a great deal much, quantity, piles, slews, loads, scores, tons, abundance, plenty, oodles.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. That which is allotted: allocation, allotment, allowance, dole, measure, part, portion, quantum, quota, ration, share, split. Informal: cut. Slang: divvy. See COLLECT. 2. That which is inevitably destined: destiny, fate, fortune, kismet, portion, predestination. See CERTAIN. 3. A number of individuals making up or considered a unit: array, band2, batch, bevy, body, bunch, bundle, clump, cluster, clutch2, collection, group, knot, party, set2. See GROUP. 4. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members: breed, cast, description, feather, ilk, kind2, manner, mold, nature, order, sort, species, stamp, stripe, type, variety. Informal: persuasion. See GROUP. 5. Informal. A great deal: abundance, mass, mountain, much, plenty, profusion, wealth, world. Informal: barrel, heap, pack, peck2, pile. Regional: power, sight. See BIG. 6. Informal. An indeterminately great amount or number: jillion, million (often used in plural), multiplicity, ream, trillion. Informal: bushel, gob1 (often used in plural), heap (often used in plural), load (often used in plural), oodles, passel, peck2, scad (often used in plural), slew, wad, zillion. See BIG. 7. Informal. An indefinite amount or extent: deal, quantity. See BIG. 8. A piece of land: parcel, plot, tract. See TERRITORY. II verb To set aside or distribute as a share: admeasure, allocate, allot, allow, apportion, assign, give, measure out, mete (out). See COLLECT.

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