The definition of commensurate is equal or proportionate.(adjective)
An example of commensurate is the relationship between a GED and a high school diploma.
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Origin: LL commensuratus < com-, with + mensuratus, pp. of mensurare: see commensurable
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Origin: Late Latin commēnsūrātus
Origin: : Latin com-, com-
Origin: + mēnsūrātus (from past participle of mēnsūrāre, to measure, from Latin mēnsūra, measure; see measure).
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