Commensurable



[kuh-men-ser-uh-buh l, -sher-uh-] /kəˈmɛn sər ə bəl, -ʃər ə-/

adjective
1.
having the same measure or divisor:
The numbers 6 and 9 are commensurable since they are divisible by 3.
2.
suitable in measure; proportionate.
/kəˈmɛnsərəbəl; -ʃə-/
adjective
1.
(maths)

2.
well-proportioned; proportionate
adj.

1550s, from Late Latin commensurabilis “having a common measure,” from com- “together with” (see com-) + Latin mensurabilis “that can be measured,” from mensurare “to measure,” from mensura “measure” (see measure (v.)).

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