# commensurable

• 1Commensurable — Com*men su*ra*ble, 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. {Com*men su*ra*ble*ness}, n.&#8230; …

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• 2commensurable — [ kɔmɑ̃syrabl ] adj. • 1361; bas lat. commensurabilis, de mensura « mesure » ♦ Didact. Se dit d une grandeur qui a, avec une autre grandeur, une commune mesure. ⇒ comparable. Lignes, volumes commensurables. Nombres commensurables. ⊗ CONTR.&#8230; …

Encyclopédie Universelle

• 3commensurable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) measurable by the same standard. 2) (commensurable to) proportionate to. 3) Mathematics (of numbers) in a ratio equal to a ratio of integers. ORIGIN Latin commensurabilis, from mensurare to measure …

English terms dictionary

• 4commensurable — I adjective analagous, analogical, coequal, coextensive, coherent, commensurate, comparable, concordant, concurrent, conformable, congruous, consistent, consonant, coordinate, correspondent, equal, equivalent, even, identical in size, level,&#8230; …

Law dictionary

• 5commensurable — COMMENSURABLE. adj. des 2 g. Terme de Mathématique. Il se dit De deux grandeurs qui ont un rapport de nombre à nombre, ou, ce qui revient au même, une mesure commune. Tous les nombres entiers et rompus sont commensurables entr eux. Lignes&#8230; …

• 6commensurable — 1550s, from L.L. commensurabilis having a common measure, from com together with (see COM (Cf. com )) + L. mensurabilis that can be measured, from mensurare to measure, from mensura measure (see MEASURE (Cf. measure) (v.) …

Etymology dictionary

• 7commensurable — commensurate, proportionate, *proportional Analogous words: equivalent, equal, identical, tantamount (see SAME): *reciprocal, corresponding Antonyms: incommensurable …

New Dictionary of Synonyms

• 8commensurable — Commensurable. adj. de tout genre. Terme dogmatique. Se dit de deux quantitez qui ont une aliquote commune. Tous les nombres sont commensurables …