Meaning : The quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole.
Meaning : Magnitude or extent.
A building of vast proportions.
Synonyms : dimension
Meaning : 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.
Synonyms : ratio
Meaning : Give pleasant proportions to.
Harmonize a building with those surrounding it.
Meaning : Adjust in size relative to other things.