- to make proportionate.
Origin of proportionate
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Examples from the Web for proportionate
By comparison, a proportionate range in a country the size of the United States is 475,000 to 7,473,000.New Report Cites Half-a-Million War Related Dead in Iraq
Brian Van Reet
October 23, 2013
The case against Megaupload might not be proportionate, wise, or able to withstand legal scrutiny.You’re No Aaron Swartz! Kim Dotcom’s Sleazy Transformation Into Activist
January 23, 2013
I do agree that a just and proportionate sentence must be determined, objectively, and without hysteria or undue emotion.Judge Condemns Bernie's "Evil" Crime
The Daily Beast
June 29, 2009
It is not a small risk that will frighten me, if the reward is proportionate.
A proportionate share of abuse is, of course, bestowed on your nation.Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete
Sedan's proportionate share of the assessment was forty-two thousand francs.The Downfall
The examples present correct wording and proportionate arrangement.The Etiquette of To-day
Edith B. Ordway
Does this mean a proportionate enlightenment for the one below?The Arena
- being in proper proportion
- (tr) to make proportionate
Word Origin and History for proportionate
late 14c., "of proper proportion," from Medieval Latin proportionatus "proportioned," past participle of proportionare (see proportion (n.)). Related: Proportionately.