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 for Proportioning
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Proportion \Pro*por"tion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proportioned;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Proportioning.] [Cf. F. proportionner. Cf.
     Proportionate, v.]
     1. To adjust in a suitable proportion, as one thing or one
        part to another; as, to proportion the size of a building
        to its height; to proportion our expenditures to our
        income.
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              In the loss of an object we do not proportion our
              grief to the real value . . . but to the value our
              fancies set upon it.                  --Addison.
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     2. To form with symmetry or suitableness, as the parts of the
        body.
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              Nature had proportioned her without any fault. --Sir
                                                    P. Sidney.
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     3. To divide into equal or just shares; to apportion.
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