Definition of proportionately in US English:

proportionately

adverb

  • In a way that corresponds in size or amount to something else.

    ‘the risk of harm increases proportionately with the dose’
    ‘a small rise in price will cause a proportionately smaller drop in sales’
    • ‘They have to pay proportionately more for the rest of their life.’
    • ‘I think it will raise costs for everyone, but the cost for a small firm will be proportionately larger.’
    • ‘Tax rates will be raised but revenues will not rise proportionately or at all.’
    • ‘As they get bigger, they get proportionately cheaper to manage.’
    • ‘He wants the assets to be shared proportionately so that all members of the scheme get the same level of protection.’
    • ‘The stream went from wide and shallow to thin and proportionately deep.’
    • ‘If you need more liquid, just increase the amounts proportionately.’
    • ‘Maintenance costs increase proportionately until costs exceed residual value.’
    • ‘If you haven't worked for the full 44 years, your pension is reduced proportionately.’
    • ‘Insurers will reduce their payout proportionately, if you haven't insured your home fully.’

Pronunciation

proportionately

/prəˈpɔrʃ(ə)nətli//prəˈpôrSH(ə)nətlē/