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proportion

Synonyms of proportion in English:

noun

  • 1 only a small proportion of the land can be farmed
    part, portion, amount, quantity, bit, piece, percentage, section, segment, share, quota, division, fraction, measure
  • 2 the proportion of water to alcohol
    ratio, distribution, relative amount/number;
    relationship
  • 3 serious photographers interested in line and proportion should find the exhibition instructive
    balance, symmetry, harmony, correspondence, correlation, congruity, agreement, concord
  • 4 (proportions) men of huge proportions an achievement of quite extraordinary proportions
  • Phrases

    in proportion to

    1
    the amount of land in proportion to our needs is still large
    relative to, proportionate to, proportional to, commensurate with, corresponding to

    out of (all) proportion

    2
    they had an impact out of all proportion to their size
    incommensurate with, disproportionate to, relatively too large/small for, not appropriate for;
    out of keeping with, at odds with;
    insufficient, inadequate;
    excessive, inordinate, unreasonable

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