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  • The light is more proportionate to our knowledge than that of day. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 73, November, 1863, by Various
  • His head was proportionate to his body, and his cars and eyes also were the same. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • No book ever printed in America has met with a proportionate commercial success. Cited from Anne Bradstreet and Her Time, by Helen Campbell
  • No large wealth has ever been acquired without proportionate risk of life or happiness. Cited from One Generation to Another,Henry Seton Merriman
  • Now, everything that is directed to an end should be proportionate to that end. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • Is the length of the beginning proportionate to the length of the whole article? Cited from How To Write Special Feature Articles, by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
  • Grant him the years proportionate to his place in the scale of Life. Cited from Beautiful Thoughts, by Henry Drummond
  • What was thus lost by each was proportionate profit to the people. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • He was therefore taken unawares, and his ship did no service proportionate to her force. Cited from Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence, by Mahan
  • The necessary forms were gone through, and a proportionate duty, according to circumstances, was paid. Cited from Wanderings In South America, by Charles Waterton
  • Their success was by no means proportionate to their efforts. Cited from The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Vol. 1, by John Charles Dent
  • Really how much danger there was proportionate to the large amount of fear on our boat I cannot tell you. Cited from Travels in West Africa, by Mary H. Kingsley
  • Had his legs been proportionate to his body he would have been a large man; but they were very short. Cited from The King's Men, by Wheelwright, O'Reilly, Dale, and Grant
  • Where there is more than one heir, each has this right in respect of his proportionate share.
  • This work has been proportionate to the whole effort in other directions. Cited from America's War for Humanity, by Thomas Herbert Russell
  • And there were some who even exceeded their proportionate amount in so doing.
  • The amount of land that may be entered under this method is proportionate to the number of inhabitants. Cited from Messages and Papers of Grover Cleveland, Ed. by James D. Richardson
  • The power and resources of the city increased in a proportionate degree. Cited from Outline of Universal History,by George Park Fisher
  • The world seemed hardly large enough to yield him an amount of travel proportionate to his equipment. Cited from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
  • Now right reason requires that things directed to an end should be used in a measure proportionate to that end. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae), by Thomas Aquinas
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Meaning of proportionate

  • adjective Being in due proportion
    proportionate representation of a minority group