Commensurate


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Commensurate is an adjective that means equal in amount or extent.

The Latin word mensura (men SUE ruh) means ‘to measure.’ By adding the prefix C-O-M, we get a word that means ‘measured together’ or ‘measured equally.’

All of Lydia’s employees received commensurate pay. She does that to ensure that no one is envious of anyone else’s salary.