from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of the same size, extent, or duration as another.
- adjective Corresponding in size or degree; proportionate.
- adjective Measurable by a common standard; commensurable.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To reduce to a common measure.
- To adapt; proportionate.
- Reducible to a common measure; commensurable.
- Of equal size; having the same boundaries.
- Corresponding in amount, degree, or magnitude; adequate; proportionate to the purpose, occasion, capacity, etc.: as, we find nothing in this life commensurate with our desires.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To reduce to a common measure.
- transitive verb To proportionate; to adjust.
- adjective Having a common measure; commensurable; reducible to a common measure.
- adjective Equal in measure or extent; proportionate.
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- adjective Of a
proportionateor similar measurable standard.
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- adjective corresponding in size or degree or extent
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Late Latin commēnsūrātus : Latin com-, com- + mēnsūrātus (from past participle of mēnsūrāre, to measure, from Latin mēnsūra, measure; see measure).]
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From Latin com- ("together, with") + mēnsūrō ("measure; estimate").
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