proportionate

[adj. pruh-pawr-shuh-nit, -pohr-; v. pruh-pawr-shuh-neyt, -pohr-]
adjective
verb (used with object), proportionated, proportionating.
2.
to make proportionate.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English proporcionate < Late Latin prōportiōnātus. See proportion, -ate1

proportionately, adverb
proportionateness, noun
nonproportionate, adjective
nonproportionately, adverb
nonproportionateness, noun
unproportionate, adjective
unproportionately, adverb

proportional, proportionate.


1. according, accordant, consonant, harmonious, balanced.
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proportionate
 
adj
1.  being in proper proportion
 
vb
2.  (tr) to make proportionate
 
pro'portionately
 
adv
 
pro'portionateness
 
n

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Example sentences
Some of the smaller ones did but even they weren't truly proportionate to the
  body size.
Some people may actually prefer sensing immediate pain wholesale by weathering
  it out in a scaled and proportionate manner.
The strength of recovery is typically proportionate to the depth of recession.
But a proportionate response isn't an effective deterrent.
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