The definition of proportionate is having a proper relation between parts, such as size or ratio.adjective
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.verb
An example of proportionate is to distribute evenly-sized slices of pizza to party guests.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME proporcionate < LL proportionatus
- proportionately adverb
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- pro·porˈtion·ate·ly adverb
- pro·porˈtion·ate·ness noun