Measure - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a statute in draft before it becomes law (syn: bill)
- the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule (syn: measurement, measuring, mensuration)
- musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats (syn: bar)
- measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
- a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
- express as a number or measure or quantity (syn: quantify)
- have certain dimensions
She felt equal measures of hope and fear.
Their actions were motivated in large measure by a desire for revenge.
An occasion like this calls for some measure of decorum.
The meter is a measure of length.
The dictionary includes a table of weights and measures.
The legislature has passed a measure aimed at protecting consumers.
The governor has proposed a number of cost-cutting measures.
They were forced to resort to desperate measures.
We need to take measures to protect ourselves.
He's being measured for a new suit.
His success cannot be measured solely on the basis of his popularity.
The cloth measures 3 meters.
The room measures 15 feet wide by 30 feet long.
The measure is given in centimeters.
He liked suits made to measure.
measure up — prove capable or fit; meet requirements
present participle: measuring
past tense: measured
past participle: measured
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