Definition of commensurability in English:


Pronunciation /kəˌmens(ə)rəˈbilədē/ /kəˌmɛns(ə)rəˈbɪlədi/ /kəˌmenSH(ə)rəˈbilədē/ /kəˌmɛnʃ(ə)rəˈbɪlədi/


See commensurable

‘The attempt to bind those fields closer together leads Herbert at times into inconsistencies that point up the difficulty of finding comprehensible commensurability across disciplines.’
  • ‘Such language brings us back to Dimock's premise of commensurability, the law's exercise in abstractions that ‘assigns due weight to disparate things’.’
  • ‘The last decade has seen many attempts to carry out multiple criterion synchronization without assuming such commensurability.’
  • ‘We might then consider what the modes and means of exchange are in the justice of both Tourgee and Chesnutt - what their ratios are and how they define commensurability.’
  • ‘The notion of interdependence between elements of complex traditions also tells us something about commensurability and relativism.’