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Dictionary definition for: Proportion

1. (n) the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole

2. (v) give pleasant proportions to; "harmonize a building with those surrounding it"

3. (n) magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions"

4. (v) adjust in size relative to other things

5. (n) balance among the parts of something

6. (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

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