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Synonyms for proportion
prəˈpɔr ʃən, -ˈpoʊr-pro·por·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proportion

    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.

    affinity, analogy, coincidence, comparison, likeness, parity, relation, resemblance, semblance, similarity, simile, similitude

    disagreement, disproportion, dissimilarity, incongruity, unlikeness

    The analogy between (or of) nature and revelation; the analogy of sound to light; a family has some analogy with (or to) a state.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proportionnoun

    the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole

    ratio, dimension, proportionality, symmetry, balance


  2. proportion, dimensionnoun

    magnitude or extent

    "a building of vast proportions"

    attribute, dimension, balance, property, symmetry, proportionality, ratio


  3. symmetry, proportionnoun

    balance among the parts of something

    symmetry, isotropy, symmetricalness, balance, correspondence, proportionality, dimension, ratio


  4. proportion, rationoun

    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, dimension, proportionality, symmetry, balance


  5. 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


  6. proportionverb

    give pleasant proportions to

    "harmonize a building with those surrounding it"


  7. proportionverb

    adjust in size relative to other things


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proportionnoun

    symmetry, symmetrical relation

  2. proportionnoun

    share, lot, part, portion

  3. proportionverb

    adjust (in proper relations), regulate, graduate, put in proportion

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  1. Russell Viner:

    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.

  2. Anais Nin:

    Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

  3. Francis Bacon:

    There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.

  5. Andrew Wilson:

    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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