admensurare

To make an admeasurement.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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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

  • Anmessen — Anmêssen, verb. irreg act. S. Messen. 1) Eigentlich, an etwas messen, daß Maß von einer Sache an einem nehmen, doch nur von Kleidungsstücken. Einem ein Kleid, ein Paar Schuhe anmessen. Daher die Anmessung. 2) Figürlich, mit einer andern Sache… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • 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 — /ædˈmɛʒə/ (say ad mezhuh) verb (t) (admeasured, admeasuring) to measure off or out; apportion. {ad + measure; replacing Middle English amesure, from Old French amesurer, from Late Latin admēnsūrāre} …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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 — v.tr. apportion; assign in due shares. Derivatives: admeasurement n. Etymology: ME f. OF amesurer f. med.L admensurare (as AD , MEASURE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad|meas´ur|er — ad|meas|ure «ad MEHZH uhr, MAY zhuhr», transitive verb, ured, ur|ing. to assign to (each person) his rightful share; measure out to; apportion. ╂[< Old French amesurer < Medieval Latin admensurare < Latin ad to + mēnsūrāre to measure]… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad|meas|ure — «ad MEHZH uhr, MAY zhuhr», transitive verb, ured, ur|ing. to assign to (each person) his rightful share; measure out to; apportion. ╂[< Old French amesurer < Medieval Latin admensurare < Latin ad to + mēnsūrāre to measure] –ad|meas´ur|er …   Useful english dictionary

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