Proportionate in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Proportionate

balanced in size, amount, or degree when compared to something else

Examples of Proportionate in a sentence

All investors were convinced they would receive a proportionate return of their money, but only ended up with half.  ðŸ”Š

Human rights groups were outraged at the 200-year drug sentence with most agreeing that the punishment was not proportionate with the crime.  ðŸ”Š

The picky buyer refused to consider the home because she didn’t think the large front porch was proportionate in size to the rest of the house.  ðŸ”Š

The government sent a memo to all of schools in which they explained that proportionate funds would be distributed depending upon the number of students enrolled.  ðŸ”Š

Regardless of the reasoning, the fact remains that sentencing of minorities is not proportionate with the sentencing of whites in the U.S.  ðŸ”Š

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