mensurable

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

Definition of mensurable

1 : capable of being measured : measurable

Other Words from mensurable

mensurability \ ˌmen(t)s-​rə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce mensurable (audio) , ˌmen(t)sh-​ ; ˌmen(t)-​sə-​rə-​ , -​shə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of mensurable

1604, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for mensurable

Late Latin mensurabilis, from mensurare to measure, from Latin mensura measure — more at measure

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about mensurable

Time Traveler for mensurable

Time Traveler

The first known use of mensurable was in 1604

See more words from the same year

Statistics for mensurable

Cite this Entry

“Mensurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mensurable. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on mensurable

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for mensurable

Comments on mensurable

What made you want to look up mensurable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!