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  • v. To measure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To mete.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To measure.


From Middle English *bemeten, from Old English bemetan ("to measure, compare, account, consider"), equivalent to be- +‎ mete. (Wiktionary)


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