Commensurable Definition

kə-mĕnsər-ə-bəl, -shər-
Measurable by a common standard.
American Heritage
Properly proportioned; proportionate.
Webster's New World
Measurable by the same standard or measure; specif., designating two quantities having a common measure which is contained an integral number of times in each.
Webster's New World

Origin of Commensurable

  • Late Latin commēnsūrābilis Latin com- com- mēnsūrābilis measurable (from mēnsūrāre to measure commensurate)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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