(Com*men"su*ra*bly) adv. In a commensurable manner; so as to be commensurable.
(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
1. Having a common measure; commensurable; reducible to a common measure; as, commensurate
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.
1. In a commensurate manner; so as to be equal or proportionate; adequately.
2. With equal measure or extent. Goodwin.
(Com*men"su*rate*ness), n. The state or quality of being commensurate. Foster.
(Com*men`su*ra"tion) n. [Cf. F. commensuration.] The act of commensurating; the
state of being commensurate.
All fitness lies in a particular commensuration, or proportion of one thing to another.
(Com"ment) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Commented; p. pr. & vb. n. Commenting.] [F. commenter,
L. commentari to meditate upon, explain, v. intens. of comminisci, commentus, to reflect upon, invent;
com- + the root of meminisse to remember, mens mind. See Mind.] To make remarks, observations,
or criticism; especially, to write notes on the works of an author, with a view to illustrate his meaning, or
to explain particular passages; to write annotations; often followed by on or upon.
A physician to comment on your malady.
Critics . . . proceed to comment on him.
I must translate and comment.
(Com"ment), v. t. To comment on. [Archaic.] Fuller.
(Com"ment), n. [Cf. OF. comment.]