# Proportional ^{ }

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### Proportional Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

### Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

- one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion
- properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to''; "punishment oughtt to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings relative to production"
- increasing as the amount taxed increases

### Definitions from Wiktionary

- one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion

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### Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Proportional'

- Proportionality: Proportional redirects here. Proportional may refer to: Proportional (fair division) means that each of n players thinks that they received
**...** - Proportional representation: The term proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral system s by which divisions in an electorate are reflected proportionately
**...** - Proportionality (mathematics): In mathematics , two variables are proportional if a change in one is always accompanied by a change in the other, and if the changes are
**...** - Party-list proportional representation: Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting system s emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in election s
**...** - Proportionality (law): The concept of proportionality is used as a criterion of fairness and justice in statutory interpretation processes, especially in
**...** - Proportional division: A proportional division is a kind of fair division in which a resource is divided among n partners with subjective valuations, giving each
**...** - Proportional tax: A proportional tax is a tax imposed so that the tax rate is fixed, with no change as the taxable base amount increases or decreases.
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### Words and phrases related to 'Proportional'

affinitive | analogical | analogous | appertaining | associative |

balanced | commensurable | commensurate | comparable | comparative |

compatible | congenial | connective | consistent | contingent |

correlated | correlative | corresponding | cubic |

### 'Proportional' example sentence in quotations

* Your chances of success are directly

* It is long accepted by the missionaries that morality is inversely

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**proportional**to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out. - Michael Korda* It is long accepted by the missionaries that morality is inversely

**proportional**to the amount of clothing people wore. - Alex CareyClick here for more related quotations on 'Proportional'