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Definition 1: being in due proportion - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • proportionate representation of a minority group

(proportionate is similar to ...) per person

"among the states Connecticut has a high per capita income"

(proportionate is similar to ...) proportionate

(proportionate is similar to ...) properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'

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

(proportionate is similar to ...) having a constant ratio

Definition 2: exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for proportionate in the sense of this definition

(proportionate is similar to ...) 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"

Definition 3: agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(proportionate is similar to ...) corresponding in size or degree or extent

"pay should be commensurate with the time worked"

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