# HyperDic: proportion

 NOUN VERB relation proportion the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole / whole attribute proportion, dimension magnitude or extent shape proportion, symmetry balance among the parts of something relation proportion, ratio the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree attribute proportion, proportionality, balance harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design) change proportion give pleasant proportions / proportions to change proportion adjust in size relative to other things
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Meaning Parts The quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole / whole. proportional One of the quantities in a mathematical proportion batting average (an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds case-fatality proportion The number of cases of a disease ending in death divided by the number of cases of the disease case-to-infection proportion, case-to-infection ratio The number of cases of a disease divided by the number of infections with the agent that causes the disease content The proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc. golden section, golden mean The proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short percentage, percent, per centum, pct A proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred) rate A quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure scale The ratio between the size of something and a representation of it quotient The ratio of two quantities to be divided proporción proporció proportion adjust in size relative to other things
Meaning Example magnitude or extent. "a building of vast proportions" dimension magnitude The property of relative size or extent (whether large or small) dimensión, proporción dimensió, proporció
Meaning Synonym balance among the parts of something. symmetry balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance equality of distribution disproportion lack of proportion / proportion proporción, simetría proporció, simetria proportion give pleasant proportions / proportions to
Meaning Examples The relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree. "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations" "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin" ratio magnitude relation, quantitative relation A relation between magnitudes
Meaning Synonyms harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design). proportionality, balance placement, arrangement The spatial property of the way in which something is placed equilibrio, proporción equilibri, proporció proportion give pleasant proportions / proportions to
Meaning Pattern Give pleasant proportions / proportions to. Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something harmonize, harmonise Bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously armonizar, proporcionar proporcionar proportion harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design) proportion balance among the parts of something
Meaning Pattern Adjust in size relative to other things. Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP scale down Reduce proportionally scale up increase proportionally adjust, set, correct alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard proporcionar proporcionar proportion the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole / whole