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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Proportion  \Pro*por"tion\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Proportioned}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Proportioning}.]  [Cf.  F.  proportionner  Cf 
  {Proportionate},  v.] 
  1.  To  adjust  in  a  suitable  proportion,  as  one  thing  or  one 
  part  to  another;  as  to  proportion  the  size  of  a  building 
  to  its  height;  to  proportion  our  expenditures  to  our 
  In  the  loss  of  an  object  we  do  not  proportion  our 
  grief  to  the  real  value  .  .  .  but  to  the  value  our 
  fancies  set  upon  it  --Addison. 
  2.  To  form  with  symmetry  or  suitableness,  as  the  parts  of  the 
  Nature  had  proportioned  her  without  any  fault.  --Sir 
  P.  Sidney. 
  3.  To  divide  into  equal  or  just  shares;  to  apportion. 

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