admeasure


admeasure
I verb administer, allocate, allot, apportion, bestrew, broadcast, circulate, classify, diffuse, dispense, dispose, disseminate, distribute, divide, dole, issue, measure, mete, parcel out, partition, propagate, radiate, set apart, share, sow, spread, systematize, tabulate II index distribute, divide (distribute), dole, measure, mete

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  • Admeasure — Ad*meas ure (?; 135), v. t. [Cf. OF. amesurer, LL. admensurare. See {Measure}.] 1. To measure. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) To determine the proper share of, or the proper apportionment; as, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admeasure — [ad mezh′ər] vt. admeasured, admeasuring [ME amesuren < OFr admesurer < ML admensurare: see AD & MEASURE] to measure out shares of; apportion …   English World dictionary

  • admeasure — transitive verb ( sured; suring) Etymology: Middle English amesuren, from Anglo French amesurer, from a (from Latin ad ) + mesurer to measure Date: 1641 to determine the proper share of ; apportion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • admeasure — admeasurer, n. /ad mezh euhr/, v.t., admeasured, admeasuring. 1. to measure off or out; apportion. 2. Naut. to measure the dimensions and capacity of a vessel, as for official registration. [1300 50; ME amesuren < MF amesurer, with AD r. A 5; see …   Universalium

  • admeasure — verb To apportion …   Wiktionary

  • admeasure — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. apportion. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To set aside or distribute as a share: allocate, allot, allow, apportion, assign, give, lot, measure out, mete (out). See COLLECT …   English dictionary for students

  • admeasure — v. measure out, portion out; measure a ship (Nautical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • admeasure — verb archaic apportion. Derivatives admeasurement noun Origin C16: from OFr. amesurer, from med. L. admensurare, based on L. metiri to measure …   English new terms dictionary

  • admeasure — ad·mea·sure …   English syllables

  • admeasure — ad•meas•ure [[t]ædˈmɛʒ ər[/t]] v. t. ured, ur•ing to measure off or out; apportion • Etymology: 1300–50; ME amesuren < MF amesurer, with ad r. a V; see measure ad•meas′ur•er, n. ad•meas′ure•ment, n …   From formal English to slang