commensurate

[ kuh-men-ser-it, -sher- ]SEE DEFINITION OF commensurate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMENSURATE

It is commensurate with the degree in which they themselves appear not in their work.

No gratitude could be commensurate with the benefit I conferred upon you.

"My fee shall be commensurate with my inexperience," I smiled.

Whether the results were commensurate with our efforts I cannot say.

Love, which is commensurate with life, has innumerable phases.

Our attainments in these directions appear to be commensurate with our needs.

Let the education of woman be commensurate with her influence.

The dimensions of our luminary are commensurate with his importance.

Justice demands that punishment be commensurate with reward.

What do adequate, commensurate, and sufficient alike signify?

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Late Latin commensuratus, from Latin com- "with" (see com-) + Late Latin mensuratus, past participle of mensurare "to measure," from mensura (see measure (v.)).

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