Noun Definition


1.Definition: balance among the parts of something

Related Noun(s):symmetry

Category: General

2.Definition: harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

Related Noun(s):balance, proportionality

Category: General

3.Definition: magnitude or extent

"A building of vast proportions"

Related Noun(s):dimension

Category: General

4.Definition: the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole

Category: General

5.Definition: the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree

"An inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations", "A dry martini has a large proportion of gin"

Related Noun(s):ratio

Category: General