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measure

Overview of noun measure

1. measure, step -- (any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime")

2. measure, quantity, amount -- (how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify)

3. bill, measure -- (a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill")

4. measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration -- (the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate")

5. standard, criterion, measure, touchstone -- (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")

6. meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence -- ((prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse)

7. measure, bar -- (musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song")

8. measuring stick, measure, measuring rod -- (measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements)

9. measure -- (a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance)


Overview of verb measure

1. measure, mensurate, measure out -- (determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall")

2. quantify, measure -- (express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?")

3. measure -- (have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches")

4. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value -- (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")



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