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μετρέω μέτρον

to measure in any way:
I.of Space, to measure, i. e. pass over, traverse, πέλαγος μέγα μετρήσασαν Od.:—Mid., ἅλα μετρήσασθαι Mosch. the common sense, to measure, Lat. metiri, τὴν γῆν σταδίοισι Hdt.; τῆι γαστρὶ μ. τὴν εὐδαιμονίαν to measure happiness by sensual enjoyments, Dem.:—Mid., μετρεῖσθαι ἴχνη to measure his steps by the eye, Soph.:—Pass. to be measured, Hdt., Aesch. count, Theocr. measure out, dole out, Ar., Dem.:—Mid. to have measured out to one, εὖ μετρεῖσθαι to get good measure, Hes.; τὰ ἄλφιτα μετρούμενοι Dem.

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