Definition of proportionable in English:



archaic term for proportional
‘In concluding their report, the consultants stated the inescapable reality was that, for the foreseeable future, car travel will continue to grow in both absolute and proportionable terms.’
  • ‘The division of labour, however, so far as it can be introduced, occasions, in every art, a proportionable increase of the productive powers of labour.’
  • ‘A worm of proportionable enormity had bored a hole in the shell.’
  • ‘Credit fell to the ground, mutual confidence entirely ceased, and the fall of the price of raw produce, as it was chiefly occasioned by a rise in the value of money, was accompanied by a proportionable increase of rent.’
  • ‘If a gentleman cuts canals and erects terraces in his garden, their intrinsic value will be proportionable to the land and labor; but the price in reality will not always follow this proportion.’



/prəˈpôrSHənəb(ə)l/ /prəˈpɔrʃənəb(ə)l/ /pərˈpôrSHənəb(ə)l/ /pərˈpɔrʃənəb(ə)l/