Pro*por"tion*ate (?), a. [L. proportionatus. See Proportion.]

Adjusted to something else according to a proportion; proportional.


What is proportionate to his transgression. Locke.


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Pro*por"tion*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proportionated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Proportionating.] [Cf. Proportion, v.]

To make proportional; to adjust according to a settled rate, or to due comparative relation; to proportion; as, to proportionate punishment to crimes.


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