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# commensurable

## CIDE DICTIONARY

**commensurable**, a. [L.

*commensurabilis*; pref.

*com-*+

*mensurable*. See Commensurate, and cf. Commeasurable.].

Having a common measure; capable of being exactly measured by the same number, quantity, or measure. [

*1913 Webster*]**Commensurable numbers**

**Commensurable quantities**

*(Math.)*,

**Numbers commensurable in power**,

**Quantities commensurable in power**

## OXFORD DICTIONARY

**commensurable**, adj.

1 (often foll. by with, to) measurable by the same standard.

2 (foll. by to) proportionate to.

3 Math. (of numbers) in a ratio equal to the ratio of integers.

Derivative

commensurability n. commensurably adv.

Etymology

LL commensurabilis (as COM-, MEASURE)

## ROGET THESAURUS

**commensurable**

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