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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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he/she/it proportionates
we proportionate
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Preterite
I proportionated
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he/she/it proportionated
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Present Continuous
I am proportionating
you are proportionating
he/she/it is proportionating
we are proportionating
you are proportionating
they are proportionating
Present Perfect
I have proportionated
you have proportionated
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we have proportionated
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Past Continuous
I was proportionating
you were proportionating
he/she/it was proportionating
we were proportionating
you were proportionating
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Past Perfect
I had proportionated
you had proportionated
he/she/it had proportionated
we had proportionated
you had proportionated
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Future
I will proportionate
you will proportionate
he/she/it will proportionate
we will proportionate
you will proportionate
they will proportionate
Future Perfect
I will have proportionated
you will have proportionated
he/she/it will have proportionated
we will have proportionated
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Future Continuous
I will be proportionating
you will be proportionating
he/she/it will be proportionating
we will be proportionating
you will be proportionating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been proportionating
you have been proportionating
he/she/it has been proportionating
we have been proportionating
you have been proportionating
they have been proportionating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been proportionating
you will have been proportionating
he/she/it will have been proportionating
we will have been proportionating
you will have been proportionating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been proportionating
you had been proportionating
he/she/it had been proportionating
we had been proportionating
you had been proportionating
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Conditional
I would proportionate
you would proportionate
he/she/it would proportionate
we would proportionate
you would proportionate
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Past Conditional
I would have proportionated
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we 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 ?
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.
Because, while the whales of this order, though smaller than those of the former order, nevertheless retain a proportionate likeness to them in figure, yet the bookbinder's Quarto volume in its diminished form does not preserve the shape of the Folio volume, but the Octavo volume does.
One would think, that a deliberate and practical denial of its authority was the only offense never contemplated by its government; else, why has it not assigned its definite, its suitable and proportionate, penalty?
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.
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.
Increase its size fivefold or tenfold, give it strength proportionate to its size, lengthen its destructive weapons, and you obtain the animal required.
That very day the miners began their labors, with a vigor and alacrity proportionate to their long rest from fatigue and their hopes of ultimate success.
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.
The good news spread quickly through the house, and with proportionate speed through the neighbourhood.
She had precisely the same shape of skull as Pope Alexander the Sixth; her organs of benevolence, veneration, conscientiousness, adhesiveness, were singularly small, those of self-esteem, firmness, destructiveness, combativeness, preposterously large; her head sloped up in the penthouse shape, was contracted about the forehead, and prominent behind; she had rather good, though large and marked features; her temperament was fibrous and bilious, her complexion pale and dark, hair and eyes black, form angular and rigid but proportionate, age fifteen.
The wood-chopper had exerted all his art, and felt a proportionate degree of disappointment at the failure.
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.