- corresponding in amount, magnitude, or degree: Your paycheck should be commensurate with the amount of time worked.
- proportionate; adequate: a solution commensurate to the seriousness of the problem.
- having the same measure; of equal extent or duration.
- having a common measure or divisor; commensurable.
Origin of commensurate
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Examples from the Web for commensurately
But they have not improved either in marching or in fighting at all commensurately with the improved appliances.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
He wished at once that he could get something which would pay him commensurately with his ability.The "Genius"
But this change has not commensurately affected the German universities.
- having the same extent or duration
- corresponding in degree, amount, or size; proportionate
- able to be measured by a common standard; commensurable
C17: from Late Latin commēnsūrātus, from Latin com- same + mēnsurāre to measure
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Word Origin and History for commensurately
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