mensurable

[ men-sher-uh-buhl, -ser-uh- ]
/ ˈmɛn ʃər ə bəl, -sər ə- /

adjective

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?

Origin of mensurable

1595–1605; <Late Latin mēnsūrābilis, equivalent to mēnsūrā(re) to measure + -bilis-ble

OTHER WORDS FROM mensurable

men·sur·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·men·sur·a·ble, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for mensurable

British Dictionary definitions for mensurable

mensurable
/ (ˈmɛnsjʊrəbəl, -ʃə-) /

adjective

a less common word for measurable

Derived forms of mensurable

mensurability, noun

Word Origin for mensurable

C17: from Late Latin mēnsūrābilis, from mēnsūra measure
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012