Definition of commensurate in English:

commensurate

Line breaks: com|men¦sur|ate
Pronunciation: /kəˈmɛnʃ(ə)rət
 
, -sjə-/

adjective

Derivatives

commensurately

adverb
More example sentences
  • Yes, it's interesting that increasingly large companies in the public sector are offering people the opportunity to buy extra leave, and they reduce their pay commensurately.
  • I make no apologies whatsoever for paying him commensurately for that performance,’ he said.
  • As we report elsewhere in Scotland on Sunday, it will show that while life expectancy in Scotland will increase slightly over coming years, the quality of that life will not grow commensurately.

commensurateness

noun

Origin

mid 17th century: from late Latin commensuratus, from com- 'together' + mensuratus, past participle of mensurare 'to measure'.

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