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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·por·tion·ate /-ʃəˌnet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·por·tion·ate a.  Adjusted to something else according to a proportion; proportional.
    What is proportionate to his transgression.   --Locke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·por·tion·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proportionated p. pr. & vb. n. Proportionating.]  To make proportional; to adjust according to a settled rate, or to due comparative relation; to proportion; as, to proportionate punishment to crimes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being in due proportion [ant: disproportionate]
      2: agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree; "the figures are
         large but the corresponding totals next year will be
         larger" [syn: corresponding, in proportion to]
      3: exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents
         of an entity or between different entities [syn: harmonious,