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measure definition

[ 'meʒə ]   Pronunciation:
past tense: measured   past participle: measured   plural: measures   present participle: measuring   
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    Noun
  • how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    Synonyms: quantity, amount,

  • any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"
    Synonyms: step,

  • the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
    Synonyms: measurement, measuring, mensuration,

  • a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance

  • measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    Synonyms: measuring stick, measuring rod,

  • a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill"
    Synonyms: bill,

  • musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"
    Synonyms: bar,

  • (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    Synonyms: meter, metre, beat, cadence,

  • a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
    Synonyms: standard, criterion, touchstone,

  • Verb
  • express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?"
    Synonyms: quantify,

  • determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall"
    Synonyms: mensurate, measure out,

  • evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"
    Synonyms: evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value,

  • have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"

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