Student Thesaurus

One entry found for proportion.
Entry Word: proportion
Function: noun
Text: 1 a balanced, pleasing, or suitable arrangement of parts <the head was drawn too large, being way out of proportion with the body> -- see HARMONY 1
2 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group <we all did our proportion of the work> -- see SHARE 1
3 the relationship in quantity, amount, or size between two or more things <the proportion of length to width for those screens was usually three to two> -- see RATIO
4 the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something <the exact proportions of the room were critical> -- see 1SIZE