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## pro·por·tion·al

(prə-pôr′shə-nəl)
1. Forming a relationship with other parts or quantities; being in proportion.
2. Properly related in size, degree, or other measurable characteristics; corresponding: Punishment ought to be proportional to the crime.
3. Mathematics Having the same or a constant ratio.
n.
One of the quantities in a mathematical proportion.

pro·por′tion·al′i·ty (-shə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.

## proportional

(prəˈpɔːʃənəl)
1. of, involving, or being in proportion
2. (Mathematics) maths having or related by a constant ratio
n
(Mathematics) maths an unknown term in a proportion: in a/b = c/x, x is the fourth proportional.
proˌportionˈality n

## pro•por•tion•al

(prəˈpɔr ʃə nl, -ˈpoʊr-)

1. having due proportion; corresponding.
2. being in or characterized by proportion.
3. of, pertaining to, or based on proportion; relative.
4. (of two quantities) having the same or a constant ratio or relation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 proportional - one of the quantities in a mathematical proportionquantity - the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variableproportion - the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole Adj. 1 proportional - properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'; "the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings relative to production"relativeproportionate - being in due proportion; "proportionate representation of a minority group" 2 proportional - having a constant ratioproportionate - being in due proportion; "proportionate representation of a minority group"

## proportional

proportionate
adjective Loss of weight is directly proportional to the progress of the disease.

## proportional

1. Properly or correspondingly related in size, amount, or scale:
2. Characterized by or displaying symmetry, especially correspondence in scale or measure:
Translations
نِسْبِينِسْبي، مُتَناسِب مَع
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proporcionalan
hlutfallslegur

비례하는
proportionell
ทำให้ได้สัดส่วนกัน
theo tỷ lệ

## proportional

[prəˈpɔːʃənl]
A. ADJproporcional (to a) → en proporción (to con) X is not proportional to YX no guarda proporción con Y
B. CPD proportional representation N (Pol) →
proportional spacing N (on printer) →

## proportional

to be proportional to sth → être proportionnel(le) à qch

## proportional

adjproportional (to zu); share, distribution alsoanteilmäßig (to zu)

## proportional

:
proportional printing
n (Typ, Printing) → Proportionaldruck m
proportional representation
n (Pol) → Verhältniswahlrecht nt
proportional spacing
n (Typ, Printing) → Proportionalschrift f
proportional voting
n (Pol) → Verhältniswahlrecht nt

## proportion

(prəˈpoːʃən) noun
1. a part (of a total amount). Only a small proportion of the class passed the exam.
2. the (correct) quantity, size, number etc (of one thing compared with that of another). For this dish, the butter and flour should be in the proportion of three to four (=eg 300 grammes of butter with every 400 grammes of flour).
being in correct proportion. Are her wages really proportionate to the amount of work she does?