in proportion
phrasal proportional 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In proportion — Proportion Pro*por tion, n. [F., fr. L. proportio; pro before + portio part or share. See {Portion}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or degree; comparative… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in proportion — index pro rata Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in proportion — ► in (or out of) proportion 1) according (or not according) to a particular relationship in size, amount, or degree. 2) regarded without (or with) exaggeration. Main Entry: ↑proportion …   English terms dictionary

  • in proportion to — index comparative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep in proportion —    If you react to a situation in a sensible way, without exaggerating the importance or seriousness of the facts, you keep things in proportion.     Yes, we ve got a problem, but let s try to keep things in proportion …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Pricing in Proportion — is a Royal Mail postal price structure in the United Kingdom introduced on 21 August 2006. It is also used on the Isle of Man by Isle of Man Post, but not on the other island post networks Jersey Post and Guernsey Post. The system has three bands …   Wikipedia

  • keep something in proportion — to react to a situation in a suitable way and not make it seem more important than it really is It is a setback, but it should be kept in proportion …   English dictionary

  • assignment in proportion — index apportionment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • division in proportion — index apportionment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wanting in proportion — index disproportionate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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