[ ad-mezh-er ]
/ ædˈmɛʒ ər /
verb (used with object), ad·meas·ured, ad·meas·ur·ing.
to measure off or out; apportion.
Nautical. to measure the dimensions and capacity of a vessel, as for official registration.
Origin of admeasure
Related formsad·meas·ur·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for admeasure
/ (ædˈmɛʒə) /
to measure out (land, etc) as a share; apportion
(tr) to determine the dimensions, capacity, weight, and other details of (a vessel), as for an official registration, documentation, or yacht handicap rating
Derived Formsadmeasurement, noun
Word Origin for admeasure
C14: amesuren, from Old French amesurer, from mesurer to measure; the modern form derives from ad- + measure
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