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

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

Synonyms & Antonyms for commensurable

Synonyms

commensurate, proportional, proportionate

Antonyms

disproportionate

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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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