• (GA) IPA: /ˈɹeɪ.ʃoʊ/, /ˈɹeɪ.ʃiˌoʊ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɹeɪ.ʃi.əʊ/, /ˈɹeɪ.ʃəʊ/

ratio (plural ratios)

  1. A number representing a comparison between two named things.
  2. (arithmetic) The relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient).
  3. (legal) Short for ratio decidendi#English|ratio decidendi.
  4. (Internet) The amount of comments to a post or other expression on social media relative to the number of likes.
    There is no ratio but the ratio, and it seems like everybody on social media is its prophet.
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ratio (ratios, present participle ratioing; past and past participle ratioed)

  1. (transitive, social media) To respond to a post or message on social media in a greater number than the number of likes the post receives.
    The schoolchildren ganged up to ratio the school catering over its shamefully undemocratic inclusion of vegetables in meals.

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