admeasure

verb ad·mea·sure \ ad-ˈme-zhər , -ˈmā- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of admeasure

admeasured; admeasuring
transitive verb
:to determine the proper share of :apportion

Origin and Etymology of admeasure

alteration (with initial a- conformed to Latin ad- ad- of Middle English amesuren "to keep within measure, take the measure of," borrowed from Anglo-French amesurer, admesurer, from a- (going back to Latin ad-) + mesurer "to 2measure"


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