[ meez, mahyz ]
/ miz, maɪz /


a settlement or agreement.
Law. the issue in a proceeding instituted on a writ of right.



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Origin of mise

1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French: a putting, setting down (e.g. of expenses), noun use of feminine of mis set down < Latin missus past participle of mittere to send, bestow
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Example sentences from the Web for mises

  • Mises, like Moses, also engraved his laws on tables of stone.

    The Bible Of Bibles;|Kersey Graves
  • Notes et correspondance, mises en ordre et publies par M. Chipon et L. Pingaud.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
  • In von Mises there seem to me to be very noteworthy clarity and power.

    The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • This seems to be our old circle in unmistakable form, but Mises thinks he has an escape, as will later appear.

    The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

British Dictionary definitions for mises

/ (miːz, maɪz) /

noun law

the issue in the obsolete writ of right
an agreed settlement

Word Origin for mise

C15: from Old French: action of putting, from mettre to put
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