commensurate

Part of speech: adverb

Commensurately.

Part of speech: noun

Commensurateness.

Part of speech: adjective

Commensurable.

Part of speech: adjective

In proper proportion.

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Usage examples "commensurate":

  1. Kate helped her all she could, while Mrs. Jardine developed a fund of patience commensurate with the need of it. - "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.
  2. Unless you give a government specific powers, commensurate with its objects, it is liable on occasions of public necessity to exercise powers which have not been granted. - "The Critical Period of American History", John Fiske.
  3. Did the witness conceive, he asked with effective deliberation, that he had rendered services commensurate with the annual sums paid him? - "The Valiants of Virginia", Hallie Erminie Rives.