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-mētĭor , mensus, 4,
I.v. dep. a., to measure or mete again, measure or mete back (poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
I. Lit.: “iter retro remensumst,Lucr. 2, 516: “si modo rite memor servata remetior astra,Verg. A. 5, 25: frumentum pecuniā remetiri, to measure back with money, i. e. to pay for with an equal measure of money, Quint. Decl. 12, 19 fin.—In pass. sense: “in quā mensurā mensi fueritis, remetietur,Vulg. Matt. 7, 2; id. Marc. 4, 24.—
B. Transf.
1. To measure back, i. e. to go, pass, or travel over again: “iter,Stat. Th. 3, 324: “stadia,Plin. 2, 71, 73, § 181.— In pass. sense: “pelagoque remenso, Improvisi aderunt,Verg. A. 2, 181: “remenso mari,id. ib. 3, 143.—
2. In gen., to void or discharge back again: “ille fide summā testae sua vina remensus, Reddidit oenophori pondera plena sui,Mart. 6, 89, 5: “vinum omne vomitu,Sen. Ep. 95, 21; cf. id. Prov. 3, 13.—
II. Trop., to go over in one's mind; to think over, reflect upon; to tell again, repeat: “totum diem mecum scrutor, facta ac dicta mea remetior,Sen. Ira, 3, 36: “fabulam,App. M. 1, p. 104, 7; 2, p. 123, 35.—
2. (Acc. to I. B. 1.) To measure or pass over again: transmissum discrimen convalescendo remetiri, to remeasure, in recovering, the danger surmounted (i. e. to be continually advancing in recovery), Plin. Ep. 8, 11, 2.
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