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Meaning of ADMEASURE

Pronunciation:  ad'mezhur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  determine the quantity of someone's share
 

ADMEASURE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: apportion, ascertain, deal, determine, divvy up, find, find out, portion out, share

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad*meas"ure\ (?; 135), v. t. [Cf. OF. amesurer, LL.
admensurare. See {Measure}.]
1. To measure.

2. (Law) To determine the proper share of, or the proper
   apportionment; as, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common
   of pasture. --Blackstone.

2. The measure of a thing; dimensions; size.

3. (Law) Formerly, the adjustment of proportion, or
   ascertainment of shares, as of dower or pasture held in
   common. This was by writ of admeasurement, directed to the
   sheriff.

 

 

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