Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Misurá-re, v. a.
1. to measure; 2. to counterbalance, to weigh one thing against another, to ponder, consider, compare. — a passi le vie, i campi, to go slowly along the road, the fields, &c.; v. n. 1. to consider, esteem, husband; 2. to be equal, to measure the same; v. r. 1. to live within one's means; 2. to try one's skill or strength with another; s. m. Misurá-tóre, f. Misurá-tríce;adj. Misurá-nte.
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misurare: to measure, to proportion. Also to ponder, to consider, to proportion.