### proportionate

• vt. 使成比例；使相称

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proportionate 按比例的，相称的

late 14c., "of proper proportion," from Medieval Latin proportionatus "proportioned," past participle of proportionare (see proportion (n.)). Related: Proportionately.
1. The extra field cultivated meant a proportionate increase in work.

2. The number of accidents is proportionate to the increased volume of traffic.

3. The cost of the ticket is proportionate to the distance you travel.

4. His face was large and his hands and his feet also. And his girth was proportionate.

5. Wages will rise at a rate proportionate to the amount of work you do.