commensurable

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

Definition of commensurable

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

commensurability

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

commensurably

play \kə-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

First Known Use of commensurable

1557

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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