transitive verb-·ured, -·ur·ing
to measure out shares of; apportion
Origin of admeasureMiddle English amesuren from Old French admesurer from Medieval Latin admensurare: see ad- and measure
transitive verbad·meas·ured, ad·meas·ur·ing, ad·meas·ures
To divide and distribute proportionally; apportion.
Origin of admeasureMiddle English amesuren from Old French amesurer a- to ( from Latin ad- ; see ad- . ) mesurer to measure ( from Late Latin mēnsūrāre to measure ) ( from Latin mēnsūra measure ; see measure . )
(third-person singular simple present admeasures, present participle admeasuring, simple past and past participle admeasured)
- To apportion.