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ἐκμετρ-έω ,
A.measure out, measure,χρόνονE.IA816; “κύκλος τις ὡς τόρνοισιν ἐκμετρούμενοςId.Fr.382; . τὸν βίον to end life, to die, Tz. H.3.800: abs., measure a distance,ἐπὶ τὰς πόλειςLXXDe.21.2:—freq. in Med., measure for oneself, measure out, ἄστροις..ἐκμετρούμενος χθόνα measuring, calculating its position by the stars (for he was an exile), S.OT795; take measure of,τὰ ἐκείνου ὅπλαX.Cyr.6.4.2, cf. Plb.5.98.2 :—Pass., PTeb.61 (b).258 (ii B.C.), etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 816
    • Old Testament, Deuteronomy, 21.2
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 795
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.4.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.98.2
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