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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being in due proportion; proportional.
  • transitive v. To make proportionate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In proportion; proportional; commensurable.
  • adj. Harmonious and symmetrical.
  • v. To make proportionate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Adjusted to something else according to a proportion; proportional.
  • transitive v. To make proportional; to adjust according to a settled rate, or to due comparative relation; to proportion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having proportion, or due proportion; adjusted to something else according to a certain rate or comparative relation; proportional.
  • To make proportional; adjust according to a settled rate or to due comparative relation or proportion: as, to proportionate punishments to crimes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
  • adj. being in due proportion
  • adj. agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree

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