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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Commensurate  \Com*men"su*rate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Commensurated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Commensurating}.]  [Pref. 
  com-  +  mensurate.] 
  1.  To  reduce  to  a  common  measure.  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  2.  To  proportionate;  to  adjust  --T.  Puller 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Commensurate  \Com*men"su*rate\,  a. 
  1.  Having  a  common  measure;  commensurable;  reducible  to  a 
  common  measure;  as  commensurate  quantities. 
 
  2.  Equal  in  measure  or  extent;  proportionate. 
 
  Those  who  are  persuaded  that  they  shall  continue 
  forever,  can  not  choose  but  aspire  after  a  happiness 
  commensurate  to  their  duration.  --Tillotson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  commensurate 
  adj  :  corresponding  in  size  or  degree  or  extent;  "pay  should  be 
  commensurate  with  the  time  worked"  [ant:  {incommensurate}] 




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