# Commensurateness vs. Proportionality

## Commensurateness and Proportionality Definitions

#### Commensurateness

The state or quality of being commensurate.

#### Proportionality

Forming a relationship with other parts or quantities; being in proportion.

#### Commensurateness

The state or quality of being commensurate.

#### Proportionality

Properly related in size, degree, or other measurable characteristics; corresponding
Punishment ought to be proportional to the crime.

#### Commensurateness

The relation of correspondence in degree or size or amount

#### Proportionality

(Mathematics) Having the same or a constant ratio.

#### Proportionality

One of the quantities in a mathematical proportion.

#### Proportionality

(uncountable) the property of being proportional

#### Proportionality

(uncountable) the principle that government action ought to be proportional to the ends achieved (e.g. the military should not be deployed to stop petty vandalism)

#### Proportionality

(countable) the degree to which something is in proportion

#### Proportionality

The state of being in proportion.

#### Proportionality

The quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole