A number that compares part of an object or a set with the whole, especially the quotient of two whole numbers written in the form ^{a}/_{b} . The fraction^{1} /_{2} , which means 1 divided by 2, can represent such things as 10 pencils out of a box of 20, or 50 cents out of a dollar.

Find another word for ratio. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ratio, like: degree, percentage, share, proportion, quota, quotient, , rate, weighted, correlation and fraction.

The ratio of criminal proceedings to population is, as a rule, much higher in the south than in the north.

This equation does not give us the value of the unknown factor but gives us a ratio between two unknowns.

In the election of 1896 all the parties in the state declared in favour of the free and unlimited coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1.

The ratio "weight to volume" is the absolute density.

In the latter he advocated the unlimited coinage of silver, irrespective of international agreement, at a ratio of 16 to 1, a policy with which his name was afterwards most prominently associated.