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admeasure

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verb ad·mea·sure \ad-ˈme-zhər, -ˈmā-\

Definition of admeasure

admeasuredadmeasuring

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to determine the proper share of :  apportion



Origin of admeasure

Middle English amesuren, from Anglo-French amesurer, from a- (from Latin ad-) + mesurer to measure


First Known Use: 1641

Rhymes with admeasure


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