Definition of proportionable in English:

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proportionable

Pronunciation: /prəˈpôrSHənəb(ə)l/

adjective

Archaic term for proportional.
Example sentences
  • In concluding their report, the consultants stated the inescapable reality was that, for the foreseeable future, car travel will continue to grow in both absolute and proportionable terms.
  • The division of labour, however, so far as it can be introduced, occasions, in every art, a proportionable increase of the productive powers of labour.
  • A worm of proportionable enormity had bored a hole in the shell.

Derivatives

proportionably

Pronunciation: /prəˈpôrSH(ə)nəblē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • But wherever you depart, in the least, from the similarity of the cases, you diminish proportionably the evidence; and may at last bring it to a very weak analogy, which is confessedly liable to error and uncertainty.
  • As the minuteness of the parts formed a great hindrance to my speed, I resolved, contrary to my first intention, to make the being of a gigantic stature; that is to say, about eight feet in height, and proportionably large.
  • In like manner, all the graces of the Spirit grow proportionably, by the special influences of divine grace.

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Syllabification: pro·por·tion·a·ble

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