tr.v. ad·meas·ured, ad·meas·ur·ing, ad·meas·ures
To divide and distribute proportionally; apportion.
[Middle 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).]
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