Antonyms of noun proportion

1 of 5 senses of proportion

Sense 3
symmetry, proportion -- (balance among the parts of something)
       Antonym of disproportion (Sense 1)
      => disproportion -- (lack of proportion; imbalance among the parts of something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun proportion

5 senses of proportion

Sense 1
proportion -- (the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole)
       => quotient -- (the ratio of two quantities to be divided)

Sense 2
proportion, dimension -- (magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions")
       => magnitude -- (the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea")

Sense 3
symmetry, proportion -- (balance among the parts of something)
       => balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance -- (equality of distribution)

Sense 4
proportion, ratio -- (the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree; "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"; "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin")
       => magnitude relation, quantitative relation -- (a relation between magnitudes)

Sense 5
proportion, proportionality, balance -- (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)
       => placement, arrangement -- (the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb proportion

2 senses of proportion

Sense 1
proportion -- (give pleasant proportions to; "harmonize a building with those surrounding it")
       => harmonize, harmonise -- (bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously; "harmonize the different interests")

Sense 2
proportion -- (adjust in size relative to other things)
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

2021, Cloud WordNet Browser