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Mensurate \Men"su*rate\, v. t. [L. mensuratus, p. p. of mensurare. See Measure, v.] To measure. [Obs.]


vb. 1 (context obsolete English) To measure absolutely the height, lattitude and longitude of a point on the earth. 2 (context military English) To measure accurately and precisely the position of an object. Not to be confused with refinement. USAGE "That JTAC does not have the capability to mensurate, that is only something that intel personnel do."


v. determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall" [syn: measure, measure out]

Usage examples of "mensurate".

The sheer scale of the challenge we've undertaken requires of us a special integrity, a com mensurate valor, a whole new kind of dedication.