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proportionately

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a proportionate manner; with due proportion; proportionally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a proportionate manner; with due proportion; proportionally.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a proportionate manner or degree; with due proportion; according to a settled or suitable rate or degree.

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

  • adv. to a proportionate degree
  • adv. in proportion
  • adv. in proportion

Etymologies

proportionate +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They will be divided proportionately, which is the case for all the Democratic contests.

    CNN Transcript Jun 1, 2008

  • Vavasor at length found he must not continue to visit Hester so often, while not ready to go further; and that, much as he was in love -- proportionately, that is, to his faculty for loving -- he dare not do.

    Weighed and Wanting

  • Germany has utilized a mixed proportional system in its parliament since 1949, electing roughly half of the 598 members of the Bundenstag proportionately, but has seen the same erosion of its electorate that other Western countries have.

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  • It would push for agreements so that governments act "proportionately" and "in accordance with national and international law", he said.

    William Hague reveals hacker attack on Foreign Office in call for cyber rules

  • Ashkenazi said his troops were fired on first and responded "proportionately" and with restraint, shooting back when they were in mortal danger.

    Resistance on Gaza flotilla more than expected, Israeli military official says

  • I make that 15.8 people but the report says that 18 of them were classed as addicts who spent 'proportionately' more time on sex, gambling and online community websites.

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  • Surely you'd react "proportionately" to rocket fire in your neighborhood ...

    More House Members Stand Up to Israel Than in '06

  • 7 In what we have said of the fourth we must be understood to mean that whether there be one person only, or more than one, who can impeach the will as unduteous, onefourth of the whole inheritance may be given them, to be divided among them all proportionately, that is to say, to each person a fourth of what he would have had if the testator had died intestate.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • It should also commit states to acting ''proportionately'' in cyberspace in accordance with national and international laws, while at the same time ensuring it remained open to ''the free flow of ideas, information and expression''.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Ashkenazi said his troops were fired on first and responded "proportionately" and with restraint, shooting back when they were in mortal danger from activists.

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