### pro·por·tion

/prəˈpôrSH(ə)n/

noun

a part, share, or number considered in comparative relation to a whole.

"the proportion of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is rising"

synonyms: part, portion, amount, quantity, bit, piece, percentage, section, segment, share, quota, division, fraction, measure

verb

adjust or regulate (something) so that it has a particular or suitable relationship to something else.

"a life after death in which happiness can be proportioned to virtue"

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Sep 27, 2024 · The meaning of PROPORTION is harmonious relation of parts to each other or to the whole : balance, symmetry. How to use proportion in a ...

Proportion is a mathematical comparison between two numbers. According to proportion, if two sets of given numbers are increasing or decreasing in the same ...

the number or amount of a group or part of something when compared to the whole: Children make up a large proportion of the world's population.

Proportion is about balance and how things fit together harmoniously. For example "That hound dog's tiny legs look out of proportion to that big fat body."

A proportion is an equation in which two ratios are set equal to each other. For example, if there is 1 boy and 3 girls you could write the ratio as: 1 : 3 (for ...

noun · the relationship between different things or parts with respect to comparative size, number, or degree; relative magnitude or extent; ratio · the correct ...

1. the comparative relation between parts, things, or elements with respect to size, amount, degree, etc.; ratio 2. a part, share, or portion, esp. in its ...

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1. a : corresponding in size, degree, or intensity b : having the same or a constant ratio corresponding sides of similar triangles are proportional.