mensurable

adjective

men·​su·​ra·​ble ˈmen(t)s-rə-bəl How to pronounce mensurable (audio)
ˈmen(t)sh-;
ˈmen(t)-sə-rə-,
-shə-
1
: capable of being measured : measurable
2
mensurability
ˌmen(t)s-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē How to pronounce mensurable (audio)
ˌmen(t)sh-;
ˌmen(t)-sə-rə-
-shə-
noun

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1604, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of mensurable was in 1604

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“Mensurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mensurable. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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