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Dictionary Results for proportioned:
1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Proportion \Pro*por"tion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proportioned;
   p. pr. & vb. n. Proportioning.] [Cf. F. proportionner. Cf.
   Proportionate, v.]
   1. To adjust in a suitable proportion, as one thing or one
      part to another; as, to proportion the size of a building
      to its height; to proportion our expenditures to our
      income.
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            In the loss of an object we do not proportion our
            grief to the real value . . . but to the value our
            fancies set upon it.                  --Addison.
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   2. To form with symmetry or suitableness, as the parts of the
      body.
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            Nature had proportioned her without any fault. --Sir
                                                  P. Sidney.
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   3. To divide into equal or just shares; to apportion.
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