commensurate


commensurate
I adjective acceptable, accordant, adequate, agreeing, analagous, appropriate, coequal, coextensive, commeasurable, commensurable, comparable, concordant, congruent, congruous, consistent, corresponding, equal in extent, equal in measure, equal to, equivalent, fitted, having a common measure, in accord, in agreement, in exact agreement, matching, of equal duration, of equal extent, of equal rank, on a par, on a proper scale, on a suitable scale, on even terms, paralleling, proportional, proportionate, relative, similar, sufficient, sufficing, suitable, synchronal II index adequate, coequal, cognate, commensurable, comparable (equivalent), congruous, consonant, correlative, proportionate, relative (comparative), suitable

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  • Commensurate — Com*men su*rate, a. 1. Having a common measure; commensurable; reducible to a common measure; as, commensurate quantities. [1913 Webster] 2. Equal in measure or extent; proportionate. [1913 Webster] Those who are persuaded that they shall… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Commensurate — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To proportionate; to adjust. T. Puller [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commensurate — 1640s, from L.L. commensuratus, from L. com with (see COM (Cf. com )) + L.L. mensuratus, pp. of mensurare to measure, from mensura (see MEASURE (Cf. measure) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • commensurate — commensurable, proportionate, *proportional Analogous words: corresponding or correspondent, according or accordant, squaring, conforming (see corresponding verbs at AGREE): balancing, counterbalancing, compensating, offsetting (see COMPENSATE)… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • commensurate — [adj] adequate, corresponding appropriate, coextensive, comparable, compatible, consistent, due, equal, equivalent, fit, fitting, in accord, proportionate, sufficient, symmetrical; concepts 563,566 Ant. inadequate, inappropriate, incommensurate,… …   New thesaurus

  • commensurate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ corresponding in size or degree; in proportion. DERIVATIVES commensurately adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • commensurate — [kə men′shoor it, kə men′sərit] adj. [LL commensuratus < com , with + mensuratus, pp. of mensurare: see COMMENSURABLE] 1. equal in measure or size; coextensive 2. corresponding in extent or degree; proportionate 3. COMMENSURABLE (sense 1) SYN …   English World dictionary

  • commensurate — adj. commensurate to, with (a reward commensurate with the results achieved) * * * [kə menʃ(ə)rɪt] with (a reward commensurate with the results achieved) commensurate to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • commensurate — [[t]kəme̱nsərət[/t]] ADJ: v link ADJ with/to n, ADJ n If the level of one thing is commensurate with another, the first level is in proportion to the second. [FORMAL] Employees are paid salaries commensurate with those of teachers... Managers saw …   English dictionary

  • commensurate — adjective Etymology: Late Latin commensuratus, from Latin com + Late Latin mensuratus, past participle of mensurare to measure, from Latin mensura measure more at measure Date: 1641 1. equal in measure or extent ; coextensive < lived a life… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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