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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The relativity of one thing to another in size or amount. Also: A pleasing arrangement of parts.

Usage examples (34)
  • Knowledge increases in proportion to its use; that is, the more we teach the more we learn.
  • "It's only my sense o 'duty, an' o 'what you call proportion," said
  • Observe, The returns were in proportion to the receivings.
  • Faith dispels fear, but only in proportion to its strength. for more
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