Proportionable Pro*por"tion*a*ble, a. Capable of being proportioned, or made proportional; also, proportional; proportionate. -- {Pro*por"tion*a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

But eloquence may exist without a proportionable degree of wisdom. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

Proportionable, which is no longer much favored, was of our [i. e., English writers'] own coining. --Fitzed. Hall. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • proportionable — index cognate, proportionate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • proportionable — [prə pôr′shən ə bəl] adj. [ME proporcionable < LL proportionabilis] Archaic PROPORTIONAL …   English World dictionary

  • proportionable — adjective Date: 14th century proportional, proportionate • proportionably adverb, archaic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • proportionable — proportionability, proportionableness, n. proportionably, adv. /preuh pawr sheuh neuh beuhl, pohr /, adj. being in due proportion; proportional. [1350 1400; ME proporcionable < LL proportionabilis. See PROPORTION, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • proportionable — prÉ™ pÉ”rʃnÉ™bl / pɔːʃ adj. proportionate, suitable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proportionable — adjective archaic term for proportional. Derivatives proportionably adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • proportionable — a. 1. Proportional, corresponding. 2. Well proportioned, symmetrical …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • proportionable — pro·por·tion·able …   English syllables

  • proportionable — /prəˈpɔʃənəbəl/ (say pruh pawshuhnuhbuhl) adjective being in due proportion; proportional. –proportionably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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