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pro·por·tion·ate

 (prə-pôr′shə-nĭt)
adj.
Being in due proportion; proportional.
tr.v. (-shə-nāt′) pro·por·tion·at·ed, pro·por·tion·at·ing, pro·por·tion·ates
To make proportionate.

pro·por′tion·ate·ly adv.
pro·por′tion·ate·ness n.

proportionate

adj
being in proper proportion
vb
(tr) to make proportionate
proˈportionately adv
proˈportionateness n

pro•por•tion•ate

(adj. prəˈpɔr ʃə nɪt, -ˈpoʊr-; v. -ˌneɪt)

adj., v. -at•ed, -at•ing. adj.
1. proportioned; being in due proportion; proportional.
v.t.
2. to make proportionate.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
pro•por′tion•ate•ly, adv.

proportionate


Past participle: proportionated
Gerund: proportionating

Imperative
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Present
I proportionate
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Preterite
I proportionated
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Present Continuous
I am proportionating
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he/she/it is proportionating
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Present Perfect
I have proportionated
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Past Continuous
I was proportionating
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Past Perfect
I had proportionated
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Future
I will proportionate
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Future Perfect
I will have proportionated
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Future Continuous
I will be proportionating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been proportionating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been proportionating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been proportionating
you had been proportionating
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Conditional
I would proportionate
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Past Conditional
I would have proportionated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.proportionate - being in due proportion; "proportionate representation of a minority group"
disproportional, disproportionate - out of proportion
2.proportionate - agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree
commensurate - corresponding in size or degree or extent; "pay should be commensurate with the time worked"
3.proportionate - exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
balanced - being in a state of proper equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"

proportionate

adjective
1. Properly or correspondingly related in size, amount, or scale:
2. Characterized by or displaying symmetry, especially correspondence in scale or measure:
Translations
مُتَناسِب
úměrný
sopusuhtainensuhteellinen
arányos
hlutfallslegur, í hlutfalli viî

proportionate

[prəˈpɔːʃnɪt] ADJproporcionado (to a)

proportionate

[prəˈpɔːrʃənət] adj
(= proportional) [increase, share] → proportionnel(le)
to be proportionate to sth (= match) → être proportionnel(le) à qch
(= appropriate) [response, punishment] → proportionné(e)
to be proportionate to sth → être proportionné(e) à qch

proportionate

adjproportional; share alsoanteil(s)mäßig; to be/not to be proportionate to somethingim Verhältnis/in keinem Verhältnis zu etw stehen

proportionate

[prəˈpɔːʃnɪt] adj proportionate (to)proporzionato/a (a)

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).
proˈportional adjective
proˈportionally adverb
proˈportionate (-nət) adjective
being in correct proportion. Are her wages really proportionate to the amount of work she does?
proˈportionately adverb
be/get etc in proportion (to)
to (cause to) have a correct relationship (to each other or something else). In drawing a person, it is difficult to get all the parts of the body in proportion.
be/get etc out of (all) proportion (to)
to (cause to) have an incorrect relationship (to each other or something else). An elephant's tail seems out of (all) proportion to the rest of its body.
in proportion to
in relation to; in comparison with. You spend far too much time on that work in proportion to its importance.
References in classic literature ?
Because there is nothing proportionate between the armed and the unarmed; and it is not reasonable that he who is armed should yield obedience willingly to him who is unarmed, or that the unarmed man should be secure among armed servants.
There is some advantage in this; because these twin-tubs being so small they fit more readily into the boat, and do not strain it so much; whereas, the American tub, nearly three feet in diameter and of proportionate depth, makes a rather bulky freight for a craft whose planks are but one half-inch in thickness; for the bottom of the whale-boat is like critical ice, which will bear up a considerable distributed weight, but not very much of a concentrated one.
There was, alas, a difficulty about that: I would have thanked him with all my soul had I not had in a proportionate measure this conviction of the secret of my pupils.
Increase its size fivefold or tenfold, give it strength proportionate to its size, lengthen its destructive weapons, and you obtain the animal required.
Weston was exceedingly disappointedmuch more disappointed, in fact, than her husband, though her dependence on seeing the young man had been so much more sober: but a sanguine temper, though for ever expecting more good than occurs, does not always pay for its hopes by any proportionate depression.
The good news spread quickly through the house, and with proportionate speed through the neighbourhood.
But," interrupted the major, "since the weight of a shot is proportionate to its volume, an iron ball of nine feet in diameter would be of tremendous weight.
I will exert myself, and if it is in my power to seize the monster, be assured that he shall suffer punishment proportionate to his crimes.
The latter gentleman had a large staff, a large head, large features, and large half-boots; and he looked as if he had been taking a proportionate allowance of ale--as indeed he had.
Miller, who, not being quite so much absorbed as he ought to have been, contrived to commit various high crimes and misdemeanours, which excited the wrath of the fat gentleman to a very great extent, and called forth the good-humour of the old lady in a proportionate degree.
Thus relieved of a grievous load, I from that hour set to work afresh, resolved to pioneer my way through every difficulty: I toiled hard, and my success was proportionate to my efforts; my memory, not naturally tenacious, improved with practice; exercise sharpened my wits; in a few weeks I was promoted to a higher class; in less than two months I was allowed to commence French and drawing.
While the river margin was richly fringed with trees of deciduous foliage, the rough uplands were crowned by majestic pines, and firs of gigantic size, some towering to the height of between two and three hundred feet, with proportionate circumference.