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καταμετρ-έω ,
A.measure out, [σῖτον] “τοῖσι ἐπικούροισιHdt.3.91; of a garden, X.Oec.4.21; μεγέθη, πέρατα, Epicur.Ep.1p.17U., Sent.19; “ὑμῖν αὐτοῖς τὰ ὅριαLXXNu.34.10:—Med., ἐν τῷ -μετρεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς τὴν γῆν ib.Ez.45.1; of castrametation, Plb.6.41.4; assign land held by military tenure, τῶν -μεμετρημένων [κλήρων] PPetr.2 intr.p.22 (iii B. C.), cf. PCair.Zen.245.2 (iii B. C.), al.; also of the grantees, “τοὺς -μεαετρημένους ἱππεῖςPHal.15.5 (iii B. C.), cf. PLille14.3(iii B. C.).
2. measure exactly, be the measure of, “μόριον -μετρήσει τὴν ὅληνArist. Ph.237b28 (for wh. ἀναμ- is used 238a22); τὰ -μετροῦντά τινων aliquot parts, Id.Metaph.1023b15:—Pass., “ λόγος -μετρεῖται συλλαβῇId.Cat.4b33: esp. in Metric, of feet or rhythms, D.H.Comp.17, cf. Dem.39.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.91
    • Xenophon, Economics, 4.21
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.41.4
    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 45.1
    • Old Testament, Numbers, 34.10
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 39
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 17
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