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μετρ-έω , Heraclean I pl. impf.
A.ἐμετρίωμεςTab.Heracl.2.45: pres. part. Pass. μετριώμεναι ib.1.22, 28: (μέτρον):—measure:
I. of Space, measure, i. e. pass over, traverse, “πέλαγος μέγα μετρήσαντεςOd.3.179; προτέρω μετρεῖν (sc. θάλασσαν) to sail farther, A.R.2.915, cf. 4.1779:—in Med., “ἅλα μετρήσασθαιMosch.2.157; μετρούμενον ἴχνη τὰ κείνου measuring them with the eyes, S.Aj.5:—Pass., to be measured, A.Ch.209; to be measured round, D.P.197.
III. of Number, Size, Worth, etc.,
1. count, Alc.142; “ἐπ᾽ ᾐόνι κύματα μ.Theoc. 16.60, cf. AP4.3b.10 (s. v. l., Agath.).
b. Math., of magnitudes or numbers, measure, Arist.Cael.273b12, Euc.7 Def.14, Eratosth. ap. Nicom.Ar.1.13 (Act. and Pass.), etc.; μετρηθῆναι κοινῷ μέτρῳ πρός . . to be commensurable with, ibid.
3. measure out, “τἄλφιτ᾽ ἐν ἀγορᾷAr.Eq.1009, cf. Ach.548 (Pass.); “πώλοισι χόρτον μ.E.Rh.772; “μέτρησον εἰρήνης τί μοιAr.Ach.1021; μετρεῖν τὴν ἴσην give measure for measure, Paus.2.18.2; μετάδος μέτρησον τιμὴν λαβέ lend by measure, Theopomp.Com.26:—Med., to have measured out to oneself, in buying or borrowing, εὖ μετρεῖσθαι παρὰ γείτονος get good measure from one's neighbour, Hes.Op.349; “τὰ ἄλφιτα καθ᾽ ἡμίεκτον μετρούμενοιD.34.37, cf. Herod.6.5, SIG976.61 (Samos, ii B. C.), Plu. Caes.48.
4. deliver, pay, of corn and other measurable commodities, “σῖτόν τινιD.46.20, PHib.1.39.3 (iii B. C.); ἔλαιον ib.131 (iii B. C.):—Med., receive in payment, ib.103 (iii B. C.), etc.
IV. moderate, of pain, Hp.12.273 C.
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