[ 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

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

  • 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 mise

/ (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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