commensurable

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adjective com·men·su·ra·ble \kə-ˈmen(t)s-rə-bəl, -ˈmen(t)sh-; -ˈmen(t)-sə-, -shə-\

Definition of commensurable

  1. 1 :  having a common measure; specifically :  divisible without remainder by a common unit

  2. 2 :  commensurate 2

commensurability

play \-ˌmen(t)s-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌmen(t)sh-; -ˌmen(t)-sə-, -shə-\ noun

commensurably

play \-ˈmen(t)s-rə-blē, -ˈmen(t)sh-; -ˈmen(t)-sə-, -shə-\ adverb

Examples of commensurable in a sentence

  1. <though his new job pays less, the pay is at least commensurable with the amount of work and the level of stress he must contend with>

1557

First Known Use of commensurable

1557


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