# Proportion ^{ }

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### Proportion Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

### Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

- harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
- magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions"
- the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
- balance among the parts of something
- adjust in size relative to other things
- give pleasant proportions to; "harmonize a building with those surrounding it"

### Definitions from Wiktionary

- the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole ,
- magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions" ,
- balance among the parts of something ,
- harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin

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### Proportion Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A proportion (adjective: proportionate) is a relationship between two quantities or numbers. A proportion can be expressed as a word, for example, one man may be described as smaller than another man. A proportion can usually be expressed more precisely by numbers. For example, the proportion, or mathematical relationship, between one man and two men can be written as the numbers "1/2", which is also known as a fraction or ratio.

### Words and phrases related to 'Proportion'

accommodate | accord | acreage | adapt | addition |

adjust | agreement | allegory | allotment | allowance |

amount | amplitude | analogousness | analogy | approximation |

area | arrangement | array |

### 'Proportion' example sentence in quotations

* Life shrinks or expands in

* Heaven always bears some

* The quality of a person's life is in direct

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**proportion**to one's courage. - Anais Nin* Heaven always bears some

**proportion**to earth. The god of the cannibal will be a cannibal, of the crusades a crusader, and of the merchants a merchant. - Ralph Waldo Emerson* The quality of a person's life is in direct

**proportion**to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. - Vince LombardiClick here for more related quotations on 'Proportion'