How Do You Spell PROPORTION?

Correct spelling for the English word "proportion" is [p_ɹ_ə_p_ˈɔː_ʃ_ə_n], [pɹəpˈɔːʃən], [pɹəpˈɔːʃən]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of PROPORTION

  1. To adjust; make in proportion.

Common Misspellings for PROPORTION

Below is the list of 398 misspellings for the word "proportion".

Usage Examples for PROPORTION

  1. The proportion of boys who require " rest" in the holidays, even for the first week or two, is small. - "The School and the World" by Victor Gollancz and David Somervell
  2. Some have thought to find the beautiful in proportion, and this is, in fact, one of the conditions of beauty, but it is not the only one. - "Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good" by Victor Cousin
  3. A hollow chuck plate will lose this advantage in proportion as the work covers more of one side of the chuck plate than it does of the other, but in any event it will chuck more true than a rounding one. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II" by Joshua Rose