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Synonyms for proportion

Synonyms for proportion

relative intensity or amount, as of a quality or attribute

satisfying arrangement marked by even distribution of elements, as in a design

the amount of space occupied by something

Synonyms for proportion

magnitude or extent

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balance among the parts of something

the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree

harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

give pleasant proportions to

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adjust in size relative to other things

References in classic literature ?
I noted that just in proportion as the usefulness of the school grew, his donations increased.
I have spoken of several large gifts to the school; but by far the greater proportion of the money that has built up the institution has come in the form of small donations from persons of moderate means.
Between these two gifts there were others of generous proportions which came every year from both Mr.
A greater proportion of rural NB nurses indicated plans to leave their present nursing position within the next 12 months compared to rural nurses in Canada overall.
The city has broken through the 80% mark (80.3%) for grades A*-C, which is up from the 78.4% of last year, while the proportion of A*-A grades is slightly down on last year at 28.1%.
Study was conducted to determine the best mathematical proportion that exists between the maxillary anterior teeth widths among Jordanian population.
The average RED value of 73.2% for males and 75.3% for females seen in this study are in close agreement with previous studies that evaluated the ratio of the width of the maxillary lateral to the central incisors in patients and reported a mean proportion of 66% to 78%.
One such phenomenon is referred to as the Golden Proportion. Expressed mathematically, this represents a ratio coefficient of 1:1.62.
For the dental professional, achieving teeth harmony could be difficult due to this goal being directly related to a suitable and symmetrical dental proportion. This topic is of human concern since Egyptians and posteriorly with Euclid and Plato 1.618:1 golden proportion (GP) or divine proportion (Greek letter phi [f]).
The study concluded that--true--women's representation in the private equity sector had improved, but still languished "markedly low at 11.7%" of overall global proportion of leadership roles.
Each feeder receives or computes its target rate in the form of an engineering-unit setpoint command, reflecting the product of total desired formulation rate and the component's specified proportion. On the face of it, at least, the result should be a perfectly formulated composite stream.
The proportion of teens that are mothers is the dependent variable, and the measure is calculated at the ZIP code level.
Between 2003 and 2012, the proportion of women aged 15-49 in developing countries who wanted to avoid pregnancy increased from 54% to 57%, according to an analysis of data on contraceptive need and use throughout the developing world.
The proportion of rural residents sympathetic to the demonstrations amounts to 21% compared to 67% who are unsympathetic, whereas in urban areas 17% of residents are sympathetic compared to 77% who are not.
Khartoum, Aug 8 (SUNA)-Inflation proposition raised again in Sudan recoding a proportion 52.59 present in July comparable to 47.68 percent in June and 44.95 in May.