Definition of Proportion


  • harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
    "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
  • the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree
    "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"
    "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin"
  • balance among the parts of something
  • magnitude or extent
    "a building of vast proportions"
  • the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole


  • adjust in size relative to other things
  • give pleasant proportions to
    "harmonize a building with those surrounding it"
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Unscramble proportion

129 unscramble word found using the letters proportion.

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