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 mensurability (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

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“Mensurable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mensurable. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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