Synonyms for proportion
prəˈpɔr ʃən, -ˈpoʊr-pro·por·tion
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Analogy is specifically a resemblance of relations; a resemblance that may be reasoned from, so that from the likeness in certain respects we may infer that other and perhaps deeper relations exist. Affinity is a mutual attraction with or without seeming likeness; as, the affinity of iron for oxygen. Coincidence is complete agreement in some one or more respects; there may be a coincidence in time of most dissimilar events. Parity of reasoning is said of an argument equally conclusive on subjects not strictly analogous. Similitude is a rhetorical comparison of one thing to another with which it has some points in common. Resemblance and similarity are external or superficial, and may involve no deeper relation; as, the resemblance of a cloud to a distant mountain. Compare ALLEGORY.
The analogy between (or of) nature and revelation; the analogy of sound to light; a family has some analogy with (or to) a state.
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the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
magnitude or extent
"a building of vast proportions"
balance among the parts of something
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"
proportion, proportionality, balanceverb
harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
"in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
remainder, dimension, counterbalance, ratio, symmetry, equaliser, residual, balance, counterpoise, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, balance wheel, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, equalizer, proportionality
give pleasant proportions to
"harmonize a building with those surrounding it"
adjust in size relative to other things
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The proportion of young mothers, the proportion of those who smoke during pregnancy, the proportion who don't breastfeed are worse than in other EU countries.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.
One of the challenges for the ECB is the mechanism by which they do that... I think the most likely form is buying all European government bonds in some proportion that relates to their market cap or their GDP (gross domestic product).
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