# Proportions

# What is **Proportions**?

Proportions definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:

noun

comparative relation between things or magnitudes as to size, quantity, number, etc.; ratio.

proper relation between things or parts: to have tastes way out of proportion to one’s financial means.

relative size or extent.

proportions, dimensions or size: a rock of gigantic proportions.

a portion or part in its relation to the whole: A large proportion of the debt remains.

symmetry, harmony, or balance: an architect with a sense of proportion.

the significance of a thing or event that an objective view reveals: You must try to see these mishaps in proportion.

Mathematics. a relation of four quantities such that the first divided by the second is equal to the third divided by the fourth; the equality of ratios.Compare rule of three.

Archaic. analogy; comparison.

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