- 1increasing or decreasing in size, amount, or degree according to changes in something else synonym proportional
- 2 Increasing costs resulted in proportionate increases in prices. The number of accidents is proportionate to the increased volume of traffic. compare disproportionate
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NAmE//prəˈpɔrʃənət//proportionate (to something) (formal)
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adverb Prices have risen but wages have not risen proportionately.