HyperDic: proportional

English > 3 senses of the word proportional:
ADJECTIVEallproportional, relativeproperly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics / characteristics
allproportionalhaving a constant ratio
NOUNcognitionproportionalone of the quantities in a mathematical proportion
proportional > pronunciation
Soundsprahpao'rshahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > proportional: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningproperly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics / characteristics; usually followed by 'to'.
Example"the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime"
Synonymrelative
BroaderproportionateIn due proportion
Spanishproporcional, relativo
Catalanproporcional, relatiu
Adverbsproportionallyto a proportionate degree
English > proportional: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a constant ratio.
BroaderproportionateIn due proportion
Spanishproporcional
Catalanproporcional
Nounsproportionalitya ratio of two quantities that is constant
English > proportional: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningOne of the quantities in a mathematical proportion.
Part ofproportionThe quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole / whole
BroaderquantityThe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

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