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Idioms about measure

Origin of measure

1250鈥1300; Middle English mesure, from Middle French, from Latin m膿ns奴ra, equivalent to m膿ns(us), past participle of m膿t墨r墨 鈥渢o measure, mete鈥 + -奴ra -ure

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British Dictionary definitions for measure

measure
/ (藞m蓻蕭蓹) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of measure

measurer, noun

Word Origin for measure

C13: from Old French, from Latin m膿ns奴ra measure, from m膿nsus, past participle of m膿t墨r墨 to measure
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for measure

measure
[ m臅zh蓹r ]

n.
v.
The American Heritage庐 Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Other Idioms and Phrases with measure

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