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  Definition of proportion
  1. harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
  2. magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions"
  3. the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  4. balance among the parts of something
  5. adjust in size relative to other things
  6. give pleasant proportions to; "harmonize a building with those surrounding it"
Similar Words: balance, dimension, proportionality, symmetry

 

Hyponyms: case-fatality proportion, case-to-infection proportion, case-to-infection ratio, content, scale, golden section, golden mean, commensurateness, correspondence, proportionateness, percentage, percent, per centum, pct, batting average, scale down, scale up

 

Derivational Morphology: symmetrize, symmetrise, proportionality, symmetry, balance

 

Anagrams: Pinot noir

 

 
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