noun[mass noun] archaic
The action of ascertaining and apportioning just shares in something.
More example sentences
- The certificates of admeasurement include the date of the precept from the surveyor general ordering the survey.
- It provides the only surviving record of some transactions, and it contains proprietary land grants, certificates of admeasurements, wills, leases, releases, and other documents.
- The developers were quick to point out that public access to the beach would not be blocked, because while their certificate of admeasurements shows a large part of the beach as their property, consideration was given to facilitate access during construction.
early 16th century: from Old French amesurement, from the verb amesurer, from medieval Latin admensurare, based on Latin metiri 'to measure'.