Verb admeasure Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:


admeasure (third-person singular simple present admeasures, present participle admeasuring, simple past and past participle admeasured)

  1. (transitive) To measure.
  2. (transitive) To apportion.
  3. (transitive, law, obsolete) To survey and lay off a due portion to, as of dower in real estate or of pasture held in common.

More definition: measure off or out; apportion.

2.Nautical. to measure the dimensions and capacity of a vessel, as for official registration.

1. to measure out (land, etc) as a share; apportion

2. (transitive) 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 OriginC14, amesuren, from Old French amesurer, from mesurer to measure; the modern form derives from ad- + measureCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

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