Sentence Examples


  • The growth of the plant is slow, and its durability proportionately great, its death being determined generally by that of the tree on which it has established itself.
  • The alteration of the fork due to heat is scarcely perceptible, but wind instruments, and particularly the organ, rise almost proportionately to the increase in temperature of the surrounding air, because sound travels at an enhanced rate as the temperature rises.
  • If let on share-profit, the landlord and tenant shared the loss proportionately to their stipulated share of profit.
  • The value of the product has, however, proportionately increased, so that the sum realized was little less, while less than half the number of men was employed.
  • In his belief that he could ensnare the courts of London and St Petersburg into separate and proportionately disadvantageous treaties, he overreached himself.

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