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1. ratio

noun. ['ˈreɪʃiːˌoʊ'] the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient).

Synonyms

  • turnover
  • index of refraction
  • mechanical advantage
  • P/E ratio
  • haematocrit
  • stop number
  • stoichiometry
  • relative humidity
  • facial index
  • gasoline mileage
  • IQ
  • output-to-input ratio
  • load factor
  • refractive index
  • aspect ratio
  • gross margin
  • magnitude
  • speed
  • price-to-earnings ratio
  • abundance
  • efficiency
  • I.Q.
  • proportionality
  • albedo
  • quotient
  • cephalic index
  • productivity
  • prevalence
  • magnification
  • fuel consumption rate
  • Mach number
  • eccentricity
  • frequency
  • safety factor
  • signal-to-noise ratio
  • factor of safety
  • focal ratio
  • profit margin
  • odds
  • gas mileage
  • intelligence quotient
  • signal/noise ratio
  • signal/noise
  • loading
  • cranial index
  • magnitude relation
  • f number
  • packed cell volume
  • order of magnitude
  • respiratory quotient
  • time constant
  • breadth index
  • average
  • mileage
  • signal-to-noise
  • hematocrit
  • loss ratio
  • betting odds
  • S/N
  • reflective power
  • employee turnover
  • margin of profit
  • relative frequency
  • turnover rate

Antonyms

  • fast
  • deceleration
  • acceleration
  • decelerate

Etymology

  • ratio (Latin)
  • -io (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Ratio

  • braggadocio
  • mustachio
  • pistachio

Example sentences of the word ratio


1. Noun, singular or mass
Keep your credit utilization ratio low and avoid piling up more debt after you see a positive change.

Quotes containing the word ratio


1. The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other.
- H. G. Wells

2. On a scale of 1 to extroverted, I’m a 3.14159. So is pi. I network like “the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter.” Thanks, Wikipedia!
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Most fools drink after one another, from a thinking cup that is empty. But I only drink after people whose cups are filled with a fluid to fascination ratio of nearly 1:1.
- Jarod Kintz, This is the story my great-grandfather told my father, who then told my grandfather, who then told me about how The Mythical Mr. Boo, Charles Manseur Fizzlebush Grissham III, better known as Mr. Fizzlebush, and Orafoura are all in fact me...

2. ratio

noun. ['ˈreɪʃiːˌoʊ'] the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree.

Synonyms

  • magnitude relation
  • proportion

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • stay in place
  • linger

Etymology

  • ratio (Latin)
  • -io (Latin)
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