Proportionably vs Proportionable - What's the difference?

proportionably | proportionable | Derived terms |

Proportionably is a derived term of proportionable.

As an adverb proportionably

is in a proportionable manner; proportionately.

As an adjective proportionable is

capable of being proportioned, or made proportional.




(en adverb)
  • In a proportionable manner; proportionately.
  • *, I.40:
  • *:Happy is that man that hath so proportionably directed his estate, as his riches may discharge and supply the same, without care or encombrance to himselfe.
  • * 1798 , (Thomas Malthus), , p.79:
  • It may at first appear strange, but I believe it is true, that I cannot by means of money raise a poor man and enable him to live much better than he did before, without proportionably depressing others in the same class.



    (Webster 1913)


    (en adjective)
  • Capable of being proportioned, or made proportional.
  • Antonyms

    * unproportionable

    Derived terms

    * proportionably