commensurable

adjective
com·​men·​su·​ra·​ble | \ kə-ˈmen(t)s-rə-bəl How to pronounce commensurable (audio) , -ˈmen(t)sh-; -ˈmen(t)-sə-, -shə- \

Definition of commensurable

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

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commensurability \ kə-​ˌmen(t)s-​rə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce commensurability (audio) , -​ˌmen(t)sh-​ ; -​ˌmen(t)-​sə-​ , -​shə-​ \ noun
commensurably \ kə-​ˈmen(t)s-​rə-​blē How to pronounce commensurably (audio) , -​ˈmen(t)sh-​ ; -​ˈmen(t)-​sə-​ , -​shə-​ \ adverb

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Examples of commensurable in a Sentence

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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The first known use of commensurable was in 1557

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“Commensurable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commensurable. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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