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Meaning of COMMENSURATE

Pronunciation:  ku'mensurit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  corresponding in size or degree or extent; "pay should be commensurate with the time worked"
 

COMMENSURATE is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: coextensive, commensurable, conterminous, corresponding, coterminous, in proportion to, proportionate
 
 Antonyms: incommensurate
 
 See Also: equal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Com*men"su*rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Commensurated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Commensurating}.] [Pref.
    com- + mensurate.]
    1. To reduce to a common measure. --Sir T. Browne.
    
    2. To proportionate; to adjust. --T. Puller
    
    
  2. \Com*men"su*rate\, a.
    1. Having a common measure; commensurable; reducible to a
       common measure; as, commensurate quantities.
    
    2. Equal in measure or extent; proportionate.
    
             Those who are persuaded that they shall continue
             forever, can not choose but aspire after a happiness
             commensurate to their duration.       --Tillotson.
    
    
 
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