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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Commensurately In a commensurate manner; so as to be equal or proportionate; adequately.
    • Commensurately With equal measure or extent.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1853, Illinois passed a law that required any black entering the state and staying more than ten days to pay a fine of $50. If he could not pay, the person could be sold into slavery for a period commensurate with the fine.
    • commensurately In a commensurate manner; so as to be commensurate; correspondingly; adequately.
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In literature:

I recommend that the salaries of the Civil Service Commissioners be increased to a sum more nearly commensurate to their important duties.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
Their minds expand with education, and their usefulness is commensurate with it.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
Colonel Fremont arranged all of his plans commensurate with the hardships in expectancy.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
Every time one of these hens brings five-pence-halfpenny worth of egg into the world it makes a noise commensurate with this feat.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, January 28th, 1920" by Various
It retails at a price commensurate with its cost.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
Lawrence aimed at it, but with effect only commensurate to his success in painting.
"Great Pictures, As Seen and Described by Famous Writers"
Italy to receive such part of the war contribution as shall be commensurate with her sacrifices and efforts.
"In the World War" by Count Ottokar Czernin
The relics were of efficacy commensurate with the gifts of those who desired the Saint's blessing!
"Hertfordshire" by Herbert W Tompkins
A time commensurate with our vain and paltry life.
"Pascal's Pensées" by Blaise Pascal
The humour of Butler was in his time more popular than the sentiment of Milton, but he obtained no commensurate remuneration.
"History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
The results were commensurate to the risk.
"Types of Naval Officers" by A. T. Mahan
Is faith founded on and commensurate with reason?
"Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Debate Index" by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
The raising of funds for a memorial, which these meetings set as their object, was not commensurate with the expenditure of rhetoric.
"The Story of Cooperstown" by Ralph Birdsall
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
The subject-matter of the arts is commensurate with what man thinks and feels and does.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
She turned with all her old energy to efforts commensurate to the threatened calamity.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
The success of their undertakings has been commensurate with the pains which they underwent to secure it.
"The Violin" by George Dubourg
Days, months, and years are not exactly commensurable with each other.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume IV (of 4)" by George Grote
Ah me, were my purse only commensurate with my feelings.
"Ruth Hall" by Fanny Fern
The heavy and exacting responsibilities of a slaveholder did not rest upon me with a lightness commensurate with my years.
"Old Times in Dixie Land" by Caroline E. Merrick

In poetry:

That those, from whom the chains are falling,
May be inspired with a zeal
Commensurate with the lofty calling,
Which every patriot heart should feel.
"Admonition" by James Madison Bell

In news:

Building Economic Pathways Commensurate With Global Ambitions.
The chief forms of beauty are order, commensurability, and precision.
Salary Salary commensurate with experience.
The changes have conspired to create pressure on the Government of Helmut Kohl to assume a role in the world commensurate with the country's economic and strategic importance - a position it has long been reluctant to accept.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Over the summer, polls showed Obama with a broad but narrow lead across the battleground states, roughly commensurate with his advantage nationally.
Insider reports of the sales of what should have been the system's flagship Western holiday title, Call of Duty : Black Ops Declassified, are commensurate with its Metacritic score (31, as of this writing.).
The story gets complicated, but apparently Iceland is considering changing its name to something more commensurate with the island's natural beauties and amenities, among which, apparently, ice plays only a small part.
Weekdays, plus planned evening/weekend meetings and events as required Wage Range: Commensurate with experience Benefits: Vacation and Sick Leave, Health Plan Closing Date: Open until filled.
The president knows that the globalization of markets, including the market for labor, is irreversible, which is why he hasn't proposed policies even remotely commensurate with his campaign's alarmism.
Over the last decade, J. Robert Lennon's literary imagination has grown increasingly morbid, convoluted and peculiar — just as his books have grown commensurately more surprising, rigorous and fun.
In becoming the world's most-watched nation, Britain was promised a commensurate drop in crime.
Netflix subscribers watch 11% fewer minutes of television per day than nonsubscribers -- and their Internet video usage is a commensurately bigger chunk of their media diet, according to Nielsen.
Commensurate with ability and experience.
China Center Chart of the Week: Increasing intangible investment not yielding commensurate increases in output.

In science:

The RMS of the difference maps is about 8 µm, which is commensurate with the expected value due to noise and atmospheric fluctuations.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
The strategy of differs from ours by the consideration of a time-changed process (which we use only marginally) and proving that the “new” and “old” time scales are commensurate.
Functional CLT for random walk among bounded random conductances
The large spread in these three values establishes that stars with [Fe/H] < –4.0 have a velocity dispersion commensurate with that of more metal-rich halo material ([Fe/H] > –4.0).
HE 0557-4840 - Ultra-Metal-Poor and Carbon-Rich
This leads to a rapid increase in the volume of the “core”, Vcore, and a commensurate decrease in the core density, ρcore (see Figs. 16h and j and 17h and j).
The turbulent destruction of clouds - I. A k-epsilon treatment of turbulence in 2D models of adiabatic shock-cloud interactions
Indeed, if we look at the evolution of the fundamental period with respect to the semi-ma jor axis, it is clear that the so-called secondary resonances are associated, regarding the angle σ, with periods which are commensurate with 1 year.
Global dynamics of high area-to-mass ratios GEO space debris by means of the MEGNO indicator
As a consequence, we can presumably assume that these secondary resonances are actually related to a commensurability between σ and the 1 year period angle λ⊙, that is the ecliptic longitude of the Sun.
Global dynamics of high area-to-mass ratios GEO space debris by means of the MEGNO indicator
If G is a group and H < G is a subgroup, then the commensurizer of H in G is the group of the elements g ∈ G such that H ∩ g−1H g has finite index in H and g−1H g .
Combinatorial models of expanding dynamical systems
It is shown in Proposition 2.2 of [LMZ94] that the topological automata (M, M1, f, ι) of this form describe the elements of the commensurizer of the co-compact lattice π1 (M) in the automorphism group of the universal covering T of M.
Combinatorial models of expanding dynamical systems
More precisely, if g is an element of the commensurizer of π1 (M, t) in the automorphism group of T, then there exists a finite index subgroup H < π1 (M) such that f (e) = ι(g (e)) for every edge e of T .
Combinatorial models of expanding dynamical systems
Zimmer, Superrigidity for the commensurability group of tree lattices, Comment.
Combinatorial models of expanding dynamical systems
Sushchansky, Commensurators of groups and reversible automata, Dopov.
Combinatorial models of expanding dynamical systems
Despite some non-collinearity and non-commensurability effects, most of the mechanisms behind multiferroicity can be described through simulations with non-centrosymmetric collinear spin arrangement using a relatively small supercell.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
Our Section 8 follows [11, Section 8] closely, with a few modifications to prove rational T -commensurability instead of only rational commensurability.
On the singularity probability of discrete random matrices
Thus, all that is left to prove is part (iii), the claim of rational T -commensurability.
On the singularity probability of discrete random matrices
To summarize, ordinary gauge mediation has exactly the vacuum structure commensurate with its non-vanishing leading order gaugino masses.
Gaugino versus Sfermion Masses in Gauge Mediation