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Proportion

Definition

[n] harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
[n] magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions"
[n] the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
[n] balance among the parts of something
[v] give pleasant proportions to; "harmonize a building with those surrounding it"
[v] adjust in size relative to other things

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Antonyms

disproportion