Definition of Commensurate

1. Adjective. Corresponding in size or degree or extent. "Pay should be commensurate with the time worked"




Definition of Commensurate

1. v. t. To reduce to a common measure.

2. a. Having a common measure; commensurable; reducible to a common measure; as, commensurate quantities.

Definition of Commensurate

1. Adjective. of a proportionate or similar measurable standard ¹

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Definition of Commensurate

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commensurate

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commensurate (current term)
commensurately
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Literary usage of Commensurate

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1. Twentieth Century Negro Literature: Or, A Cyclopedia of Thought on the Vital by Daniel Wallace Culp (1902)
"Let us glance at the intellectual Negro and see if he has made any progress commensurate with his opportunities during the nineteenth «entury. ..."

2. Letters and Other Writings of James Madison by James Madison (1865)
"But the views of the Society arc limited to the case of blacks already free, or who may be gratuitously emancipated. To provide a commensurate remedy for ..."

3. A Digest of the Laws of England by Anthony Hammond, John Comyns (1824)
"Rule commensurate with necessity, 1. So, the law does not admit estates to be in abeyance, except in cases of necessity. Hob. 338. 2 Rol. 506—2. ..."

4. Engineering and Architectural Jurisprudence: A Presentation of the Law of by John Cassan Wait (1898)
"The Damages Recovered or Withheld Must be commensurate with the Injury Suffered. ... The general rule of law is that the remedy shall be commensurate with ..."

5. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"May these be perpetual, and may the friendship of the two Republics be commensurate with their existence. Go WASHINGTON> UNITED STATES, January zj, 1796. ..."

6. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"... and then be fully commensurate and adequate to defray every expenditure and necessary contingency of our government." The condition of the Treasury, ..."

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