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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.proportionately - to a proportionate degree; "your salary will rise proportionately to your workload"
disproportionately - to a disproportionate degree; "his benefits were disproportionately generous"
2.proportionately - in proportion; "the height of this wall must be reduced proportionately to give the room pleasant dimensions"
disproportionately - out of proportion; "this wall is disproportionately long"
3.proportionately - in proportion
Translations
بِصورَةٍ مُتَناسِبَه
úměrně
forholdsmæssigt
hlutfallslega, í hlutfalli
úmerne
orantılı olarak

proportionately

[prəˈpɔːʃnɪtlɪ] ADVproporcionadamente, en proporción

proportionately

[prəˈpɔːrʃənətli] adv
[change, rise, fall] → en conséquence
proportionately to sth → proportionnellement à qch
(= relatively) → proportionnellement

proportionately

advproportional; share, distribute alsoanteil(s)mäßig; more, lessentsprechend

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 ?
The route was now painful; lying over ground ragged with rocks, and intersected with ravines, and their progress proportionately slow.
I had not yet reduced him to quite so vulgar a lie, and I felt proportionately ashamed.
I have only to hope that they may be proportionately short.
But he knew that "moral science" was taught secularly at the college; and he felt that where morals were made a department of science the demand for religion must fall off proportionately.
This view of the subject must particularly recommend a proper federal system to all the sincere and considerate friends of republican government, since it shows that in exact proportion as the territory of the Union may be formed into more circumscribed Confederacies, or States oppressive combinations of a majority will be facilitated: the best security, under the republican forms, for the rights of every class of citizens, will be diminished: and consequently the stability and independence of some member of the government, the only other security, must be proportionately increased.
It was the first time that such a thing had happened in Debenham, for the railway was but newly open, and we were all proportionately moved by the occurrence.
The big doorway opened into a proportionately great hall hung with brown.
The spot where we intend to fight must not be made known; for then the enemy will have to prepare against a possible attack at several different points; and his forces being thus distributed in many directions, the numbers we shall have to face at any given point will be proportionately few.
Opposite the spot to which he had brought her was such a general confluence, and the river was proportionately voluminous and deep.
But the alarm had been great; and proportionately great was the indignation when it was gathered from Mrs.
No nature could be less suspicious than hers: when she was a child she believed in the gratitude of wasps and the honorable susceptibility of sparrows, and was proportionately indignant when their baseness was made manifest.
Tara of Helium did not feel at all like singing, but she sang, nevertheless, for there was always the hope that she might escape if given the opportuntiy and if she could win the friendship of one of the creatures, her chances would be increased proportionately.