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proportion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of proportion

  1. 1 a balanced, pleasing, or suitable arrangement of parts <the head was drawn too large, being way out of proportion with the body> Synonyms balance, coherence, concinnity, consonance, consonancy, orchestration, harmony, symmetry, symphony, unityRelated Words coordination, correlation, correspondence, equalization, equilibrium, evenness, order, orderliness, regularity, uniformityNear Antonyms confusion, disorganization, dissonance, disturbance, tension; disconnectedness, disjointedness, incompatibility; irregularity, unevennessAntonyms asymmetry, discordance, disproportion, disunity, imbalance, incoherence, violence

  2. 2 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group <the players argue that they aren't getting the proportion of the league's profits that are due to them> Synonyms allotment, allowance, cut, end, part, piece, portion, share, quota, slice, takeRelated Words lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segmentNear Antonyms aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole

  3. 3 the relationship in quantity, amount, or size between two or more things <the proportion of length to width for those screens was usually three to two> Synonyms ratio, rateRelated Words average; frequency; correspondence; percentageNear Antonyms disproportion

  4. 4 the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something <the exact proportions of the room were critical> Synonyms bulk, dimension, extent, magnitude, measure, measurement, {h,1}sizeRelated Words area; capaciousness, commodiousness, roominess, spaciousness; ampleness, amplitude, bigness, bulkiness, enormousness, grandness, greatness, grossness, heftiness, hugeness, immenseness, immensity, largeness, mass, massiveness, monstrousness, stupendousness, tremendousness, vastness, volume, voluminousness





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