proportionate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin proportionatus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (adjective, UK) enPR: prə-pôʹshə-nət, IPA(key): /pɹəˈpɔːʃənət/
  • (adjective, US) enPR: prə-pôrʹshə-nət, IPA(key): /pɹəˈpɔɹʃənət/
  • (verb, UK) enPR: prə-pôʹshə-nāt, IPA(key): /pɹəˈpɔːʃəneɪt/
  • (verb, US) enPR: prə-pôrʹshə-nāt, IPA(key): /pɹəˈpɔɹʃəneɪt/

Adjective[edit]

proportionate (comparative more proportionate, superlative most proportionate)

  1. In proportion; proportional; commensurable.
    • John Locke
      What is proportionate to his transgression.
  2. Harmonious and symmetrical.

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Verb[edit]

proportionate (third-person singular simple present proportionates, present participle proportionating, simple past and past participle proportionated)

  1. (transitive) To make proportionate.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prōportiōnāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of prōportiōnātus