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synonyms for commensurable

  • appropriate
  • commensurate
  • comparable
  • consistent
  • fitting
  • in proportion
  • proportionate
  • suitable
See also synonyms for: commensurably
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How to use commensurable in a sentence

In arithmetic he was the first to expound the theory of means and of proportion as applied to commensurable quantities.
ARCHIMEDESTHOMAS LITTLE HEATH
In order that the punishments of different classes of crime may be proportional, the punishments should be commensurable.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
The possible gain is, I think, in no way commensurable with the probable risks of panic and disorder.
THE INVASIONWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Not that crimes and jests are commensurable or approximable; but they are before the same judge.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
Thus we shall have an unlimited number of terms; these will be the numbers called fractional, rational or commensurable.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
I wish to know of all your treasonable doings so as to make your punishment commensurable with your merits.
PEGGY OWEN PATRIOTLUCY FOSTER MADISON
His definitions hold for commensurable as well as for incommensurable quantities.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Secondly, suppose the angle of the creases commensurable with the revolution.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 219, JANUARY 7, 1854VARIOUS
Equal or even commensurable efficiency in education can come only through a like process.
CRAFTSMANSHIP IN TEACHINGWILLIAM CHANDLER BAGLEY
Although the reports are more explicit, they are still couched in general terms, and not commensurable.
ADENOIDS AND DISEASED TONSILSMARGARET COBB ROGERS
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMENSURABLE

  • a match for
  • as good as
  • commensurable
  • commensurate
  • equal
  • equipollent
  • equipotential
  • equivalent
  • in a class with
  • on a par
  • proportionate
  • tantamount
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