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  1. pro·por·tion
    IPA[prəˈpôrSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. adjust or regulate (something) so that it has a particular or suitable relationship to something else:

      a life after death in which happiness can be proportioned to virtue
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: proportion, plural noun: proportions

    • v.: verb: proportion, 3rd person present: proportions, gerund or present participle: proportioning, past tense: proportioned, past participle: proportioned

    • noun

      a part, share, or number considered in comparative relation to a whole:

      the relationship of one thing to another in terms of quantity, size, or number; ratio:

    • verb

      adjust or regulate (something) so that it has a particular or suitable relationship to something else:
    • adjective

      having dimensions or a comparative relationship of parts of a specified type:
    • adjective

      having dimensions or a comparative relationship of parts of a specified type:
    • noun

      a relation between two quantities such that one increases in proportion as the other decreases:
    • according to a particular relationship in size, amount, or degree
    • noun

      the relation between quantities whose ratio is constant:
    • according to a particular relationship in size, amount, or degree

      in comparison with; in relation to

    • noun

      a relation between two quantities such that one increases in proportion as the other decreases:
    • noun

      the relation between quantities whose ratio is constant:
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