[pruh-pawr-shuh-nuh-buh l, -pohr-]


being in due proportion; proportional.

Origin of proportionable

1350–1400; Middle English proporcionable < Late Latin prōportiōnābilis. See proportion, -able
Related formspro·por·tion·a·bil·i·ty, pro·por·tion·a·ble·ness, nounpro·por·tion·a·bly, adverbnon·pro·por·tion·a·ble, adjectiveun·pro·por·tion·a·ble, adjectiveun·pro·por·tion·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for proportionable

Historical Examples of proportionable

  • The wolf is not above fifteen inches high, and of a proportionable length.

    The History of Louisiana

    Le Page Du Pratz

  • That every convent and monastery should pay a donative, proportionable to its riches and rents.

  • If my reasoning be just, they must have a proportionable effect on the will and passions.

  • A proportionable time is required for deliberation and circumspection.

  • You don't think him well shaped, straight, and proportionable?

    Thomas Otway

    Thomas Otway