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English adjective: proportional

1. proportional properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'


SamplesThe punishment ought to be proportional to the crime.
Earnings relative to production.


Synonymsrelative


Similarproportionate


Antonymsdisproportional, disproportionate

2. proportional having a constant ratio


Similarproportionate


Antonymsdisproportional, disproportionate


English noun: proportional

1. proportional (cognition) one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion


Broader (hypernym)quantity


Part meronymproportion









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