Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In proportion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • adverb of an allocation In proportion to some factor that can be exactly calculated.

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  • adverb in proportion

Etymologies

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

[Latin prō ratā (parte), according to the calculated (share) : prō, according to + ratā, feminine ablative of ratus, calculated.]

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Latin pro, according to + ratus, calculated

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  • See prorate.

    October 22, 2007