- The definition of proportionate is having a proper relation between parts, such as size or ratio.
An example of someone proportionate is a woman whose top half is sized in relation to her bottom half; proportionate size.
- Proportionate is defined as to even something out.
An example of proportionate is to distribute evenly-sized slices of pizza to party guests.
proportionate definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English proporcionate ; from Late Latin proportionatus
- proportionately adverb
proportionate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- pro·porˈtion·ate·ly adverb
- pro·porˈtion·ate·ness noun