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Definition 1: one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion - [noun denoting cognition]

(proportional is a kind of ...) the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

(... is part of proportional) the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole

Definition 2: properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to' - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where proportional or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime
  • earnings relative to production

Synonyms for proportional in the sense of this definition

(proportional is similar to ...) being in due proportion

"proportionate representation of a minority group"

Definition 3: having a constant ratio - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(proportional is similar to ...) being in due proportion

"proportionate representation of a minority group"

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