Pro·por·tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proportioned p. pr. & vb. n. Proportioning.]
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.
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.
2. To form with symmetry or suitableness, as the parts of the body.
Nature had proportioned her without any fault. --Sir P. Sidney.
3. To divide into equal or just shares; to apportion.