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    Admeasure - (v. t.) To measure.
    Admeasure - (v. t.) To determine the proper share of, or the proper apportionment; as, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture.
    Admeasure - (v. t.) The measure of a thing; dimensions; size.
    Admeasure - (v. t.) 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.
    Admeasurer - (n.) One who admeasures.
    Commeasurable - (a.) Having the same measure; commensurate; proportional.
    Commeasure - (v. t.) To be commensurate with; to equal.
    Immeasurability - (n.) The quality of being immeasurable; immensurability.
    Immeasurable - (a.) Incapble of being measured; indefinitely extensive; illimitable; immensurable; vast.
    Immeasurableness - (n.) The state or quality of being immeasurable.
    Immeasurably - (adv.) In an immeasurable manner or degree.
    Immeasured - (a.) Immeasurable.
    Mease - (n.) Five hundred; as, a mease of herrings.
    Measelry - (n.) Leprosy.
    Measle - (n.) A leper.
    Measle - (n.) A tapeworm larva. See 2d Measles, 4.
    Measled - (a.) Infected or spotted with measles, as pork.
    Measles - (n.) Leprosy; also, a leper.
    Measles - (n.) A contagious febrile disorder commencing with catarrhal symptoms, and marked by the appearance on the third day of an eruption of distinct red circular spots, which coalesce in a crescentic form, are slightly raised above the surface, and after the fourth day of the eruption gradually decline; rubeola.
    Measles - (n.) A disease of cattle and swine in which the flesh is filled with the embryos of different varieties of the tapeworm.
    Measles - (n.) A disease of trees.
    Measles - (n.) The larvae of any tapeworm (Taenia) in the cysticerus stage, when contained in meat. Called also bladder worms.
    Measly - (a.) Infected with measles.
    Measly - (a.) Containing larval tapeworms; -- said of pork and beef.
    Measurable - (a.) Capable of being measured; susceptible of mensuration or computation.
    Measurable - (a.) Moderate; temperate; not excessive.
    Measure - (n.) A standard of dimension; a fixed unit of quantity or extent; an extent or quantity in the fractions or multiples of which anything is estimated and stated; hence, a rule by which anything is adjusted or judged.
    Measure - (n.) An instrument by means of which size or quantity is measured, as a graduated line, rod, vessel, or the like.
    Measure - (n.) The dimensions or capacity of anything, reckoned according to some standard; size or extent, determined and stated; estimated extent; as, to take one's measure for a coat.
    Measure - (n.) The contents of a vessel by which quantity is measured; a quantity determined by a standard; a stated or limited quantity or amount.
    Measure - (n.) Extent or degree not excessive or beyong bounds; moderation; due restraint; esp. in the phrases, in measure; with measure; without or beyond measure.
    Measure - (n.) Determined extent, not to be exceeded; limit; allotted share, as of action, influence, ability, or the like; due proportion.
    Measure - (n.) The quantity determined by measuring, especially in buying and selling; as, to give good or full measure.
    Measure - (n.) Undefined quantity; extent; degree.
    Measure - (n.) Regulated division of movement
    Measure - (n.) A regulated movement corresponding to the time in which the accompanying music is performed; but, especially, a slow and stately dance, like the minuet.
    Measure - (n.) The group or grouping of beats, caused by the regular recurrence of accented beats.
    Measure - (n.) The space between two bars.
    Measure - (a.) The manner of ordering and combining the quantities, or long and short syllables; meter; rhythm; hence, a foot; as, a poem in iambic measure.
    Measure - (a.) A number which is contained in a given number a number of times without a remainder; as in the phrases, the common measure, the greatest common measure, etc., of two or more numbers.
    Measure - (a.) A step or definite part of a progressive course or policy; a means to an end; an act designed for the accomplishment of an object; as, political measures; prudent measures; an inefficient measure.
    Measure - (a.) The act of measuring; measurement.
    Measure - (a.) Beds or strata; as, coal measures; lead measures.
    Measured - (imp. & p. p.) of Measure
    Measuring - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Measure
    Measure - (n.) To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by a certain rule or standard; to take the dimensions of; hence, to estimate; to judge of; to value; to appraise.
    Measure - (n.) To serve as the measure of; as, the thermometer measures changes of temperature.
    Measure - (n.) To pass throught or over in journeying, as if laying off and determining the distance.
    Measure - (n.) To adjust by a rule or standard.
    Measure - (n.) To allot or distribute by measure; to set off or apart by measure; -- often with out or off.
    Measure - (v. i.) To make a measurement or measurements.
    Measure - (v. i.) To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the pieces measure unequally.
    Measure - (v. i.) To be of a certain size or quantity, or to have a certain length, breadth, or thickness, or a certain capacity according to a standard measure; as, cloth measures three fourths of a yard; a tree measures three feet in diameter.
    Measured - (a.) Regulated or determined by a standard; hence, equal; uniform; graduated; limited; moderated; as, he walked with measured steps; he expressed himself in no measured terms.
    Measureless - (a.) Without measure; unlimited; immeasurable.
    Measurement - (n.) The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required.
    Measurement - (n.) The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five acres.
    Measurer - (n.) One who measures; one whose occupation or duty is to measure commondities in market.
    Measuring - (a.) Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure.
    Mismeasure - (v. t.) To measure or estimate incorrectly.
    Mismeasurement - (n.) Wrong measurement.
    Outmeasure - (v. t.) To exceed in measure or extent; to measure more than.
    Overmeasure - (v. t.) To measure or estimate too largely.
    Overmeasure - (n.) Excessive measure; the excess beyond true or proper measure; surplus.
    Passymeasure - (n.) See Paspy.
    Remeasure - (v. t.) To measure again; to retrace.
    Unmeasurable - (a.) Immeasurable.
    Water measure - () A measure formerly used for articles brought by water, as coals, oysters, etc. The water-measure bushel was three gallons larger than the Winchester bushel.
    Water measurer - () Any one of numerous species of water; the skater. See Skater, n., 2.
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    Apothecaries' measure - n. (also apothecaries' weight) units formerly used in pharmacy.
    Countermeasure - n. Action taken to counteract a danger, threat, etc.
    Dry measure - n. Measure for dry goods.
    German measles - n.pl. Disease like mild measles; rubella.
    German measles - n.pl. Disease like mild measles; rubella.
    Half measures - n.pl. Unsatisfactory compromise or inadequate policy.
    Immeasurable - adj. Not measurable; immense. immeasurably adv.
    Made to measure - adj. Tailor-made.
    Measles - n.pl. (also treated as sing.) Infectious viral disease marked by a red rash. [low german masele or dutch masel]
    Measly - adj. (-ier, -iest) colloq. Meagre, contemptible.
    Measure - n. 1 size or quantity found by measuring. 2 system or unit of measuring (liquid measure; 20 measures of wheat). 3 rod, tape, vessel, etc. For measuring. 4 (often foll. By of) degree, extent, or amount (a measure of wit). 5 factor determining evaluation etc. (sales are the measure of popularity). 6 (usu. In pl.) Suitable action to achieve some end. 7 legislative bill, act, etc. 8 prescribed extent or quantity. 9 poetic metre. 10 mineral stratum (coal measures). v. (-ring) 1 ascertain the extent or quantity of (a thing) by comparison with a known standard. 2 be of a specified size. 3 ascertain the size of (a person) for clothes. 4 estimate (a quality etc.) By some criterion. 5 (often foll. By off) mark (a line etc. Of a given length). 6 (foll. By out) distribute in measured quantities. 7 (foll. By with, against) bring (oneself or one's strength etc.) Into competition with. beyond measure excessively. For good measure as a finishing touch. In some measure partly. Measure up 1 take the measurements (of). 2 (often foll.
    Measured - adj. 1 rhythmical; regular (measured tread). 2 (of language) carefully considered.
    Measureless - adj. Not measurable; infinite.
    Measurement - n. 1 measuring. 2 amount measured. 3 (in pl.) Detailed dimensions.
    Remeasure - v. (-ring) measure again.
    Square measure - n. Measure expressed in square units.
    Tape-measure - n. Strip of marked tape or flexible metal for measuring.

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