Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In proportion, according to a factor that can be calculated exactly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In proportion to some factor that can be exactly calculated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In proportion; proportionately; according to the share, interest, or liability of each.
  • prep. In proportion; proportion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In proportion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in proportion

Etymologies

Latin prō ratā (parte), according to the calculated (share) : prō, according to + ratā, feminine ablative of ratus, calculated.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin pro, according to + ratus, calculated (Wiktionary)

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