proportion


proportion
Synonyms and related words:
accommodate, accord, acreage, adapt, addition, adjust, adjust to, agreement, allegory, allotment, allowance, amount, amplitude, analogousness, analogy, approximation, area, arithmetical proportion, arrangement, array, assimilate, attune, balance, balancing, beauty, big end, bigger half, bigness, bilateral symmetry, bit, bite, body, breadth, budget, bulk, caliber, cancel, capacity, change, chunk, coequality, coextension, commensurability, commission, comparability, comparableness, comparative anatomy, comparative degree, comparative grammar, comparative judgment, comparative linguistics, comparative literature, comparative method, comparativeness, compare, comparing, comparison, compass, compensate, concinnity, concord, conform, conformity, confrontation, confrontment, congruity, consistency, contingent, continued fraction, continuum, contrast, contrastiveness, coordinate, correlation, correspondence, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, coverage, cut, cut to, deal, degree, deployment, depth, destiny, diameter, differentiation, dimension, dimensions, disposal, disposition, distinction, distinctiveness, distribution, divide, dividend, division, dole, dynamic symmetry, emptiness, empty space, end, enlarge, equal share, equality, equalize, equate, equation, equilibrium, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equity, equivalence, equivalency, euphony, eurythmics, eurythmy, even, even up, evenness, evolution, expanse, expansion, extension, extent, extrapolation, fate, field, finish, fit, fix, formation, fraction, galactic space, gauge, gear to, geometric ratio, girth, grade, graduate, greatness, group, half, halver, harmonic proportion, harmonize, harmony, height, helping, homologate, homologize, identity, improper fraction, infinite space, integrate, integration, interest, interpolation, interstellar space, interval, inversion, involution, justice, keeping, key to, largeness, layout, leap, length, level, levelness, likeness, likening, lineup, lot, magnitude, make plumb, make uniform, mark, marshaling, mass, match, matching, measure, measuredness, measurement, meed, mess, metaphor, modicum, modify, modulate, moiety, multilateral symmetry, multiplication, notation, notch, nothingness, nuance, opposing, opposition, order, orderedness, organization, outer space, par, parallelism, parity, part, pas, peace, peg, percent, percentage, period, piece, pitch, plane, plateau, point, poise, polarity, portion, practice, pro rata, proportionability, proportionality, proportionate, proportions, prorate, put in tune, quantum, quiet, quietude, quota, quotum, radius, rake-off, range, rank, rate, ratio, ration, reach, reconcile, rectify, reduction, regularity, regularize, regulate, relation, relationship, remove, rhythm, right, round, routine, rule of three, rung, scale, scope, segment, set, set right, setup, shade, shadow, shape, shapeliness, share, similarity, similarize, simile, similitude, size, slice, small share, sort, space, spatial extension, sphere, spread, square, stair, stake, standard, step, stint, stock, strike a balance, structure, subtraction, suitableness, superficial extension, surface, sweetness, symmetricalness, symmetry, sync, synchronize, system, tailor, tract, tranquillity, transformation, tread, trilateral symmetry, trim to, trope of comparison, TRUE, true up, tune, uniformity, void, volume, weighing, width

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  • Proportion — Proportion …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • PROPORTION — Le terme proportion désigne un concept mathématique qui appartient à l’héritage grec et dont l’application s’étend à tous les savoirs quantifiables. «Cette partie, écrivait justement le père J. Prestet dans ses Élémens de mathématiques (1675),… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Proportion — Pro*por tion, n. [F., fr. L. proportio; pro before + portio part or share. See {Portion}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or degree; comparative relation;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proportion — PROPORTION. s. f. Convenance & rapport des parties entre elles & avec leur tout. Juste proportion. il faut qu il y ait une certaine proportion de tous les membres avec la teste. les differentes proportions des ordres d architecture. les… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • proportion — UK US /prəˈpɔːʃən/ noun ► [C] the number or amount of part of something when compared to the whole: boost/increase the proportion of sth »He pledged to boost the group s proportion of home sales from 5% to 10%. as a proportion of sth »Last year,… …   Financial and business terms

  • Proportion — bezeichnet: Verhältnisgleichung in der Mathematik, siehe Quotient #Proportionen das Verhältnis der Größen der Körperteile, siehe Körperbau ein Charakteristikum der Intervalle oder auch der Taktarten in der Musik proportionale Schriftart, einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Proportion — (v. lat.), 1) Verhältniß; 2) Verhältnißmäßigkeit, Ebenmaß; 3) Proportion des menschlichen Körpers, die Normalgrößen, welche einzelne Theile in Bezug zu den übrigen haben, worauf bes. die Gefälligkeit der äußeren Bildung beruht. Außer den Gesetzen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Proportion — Pro*por tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Proportioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Proportioning}.] [Cf. F. proportionner. Cf. {Proportionate}, v.] 1. To adjust in a suitable proportion, as one thing or one part to another; as, to proportion the size of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proportion [1] — Proportion, eine Gleichung, bei der auf beiden Seiten ein Verhältnis steht, z.B. a : b = c : d. Hieraus folgt a d = b c und durch Auflösung a = b c/d. a und d heißen äußere, b und c innere Glieder der Proportion. Man darf die inneren, ebenso auch …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • proportion — ► NOUN 1) a part, share, or number considered in relation to a whole. 2) the ratio of one thing to another. 3) the correct or pleasing relation of things or between the parts of a whole. 4) (proportions) dimensions; size. ► VERB formal ▪ adjust… …   English terms dictionary

  • Proportion — Sf Verhältnis erw. fach. (15. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. proportio, zusammengebildet aus l. prō portione je nach Anteil . Adjektiv: proportional. Moderne Kürzung (schwz., österr.) Proporz.    Ebenso nndl. proportie, ne. proportion, nfrz.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache