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Measure (IPA: /ˈmɛʒɝ/)


Measure (n.)

A standard of dimension; a fixed unit of quantity or extent; an extent or quantity in the fractions or multiples of which anything is estimated and stated; hence, a rule by which anything is adjusted or judged.

Measure (n.)

An instrument by means of which size or quantity is measured, as a graduated line, rod, vessel, or the like.

Measure (n.)

The dimensions or capacity of anything, reckoned according to some standard; size or extent, determined and stated; estimated extent; as, to take one's measure for a coat.

Measure (n.)

The contents of a vessel by which quantity is measured; a quantity determined by a standard; a stated or limited quantity or amount.

Measure (n.)

Extent or degree not excessive or beyong bounds; moderation; due restraint; esp. in the phrases, in measure; with measure; without or beyond measure.

Measure (n.)

Determined extent, not to be exceeded; limit; allotted share, as of action, influence, ability, or the like; due proportion.

Measure (n.)

The quantity determined by measuring, especially in buying and selling; as, to give good or full measure.

Measure (n.)

Undefined quantity; extent; degree.

Measure (n.)

Regulated division of movement

Measure (n.)

A regulated movement corresponding to the time in which the accompanying music is performed; but, especially, a slow and stately dance, like the minuet.

Measure (n.)

The group or grouping of beats, caused by the regular recurrence of accented beats.

Measure (n.)

The space between two bars.

Measure (a.)

The manner of ordering and combining the quantities, or long and short syllables; meter; rhythm; hence, a foot; as, a poem in iambic measure.

Measure (a.)

A number which is contained in a given number a number of times without a remainder; as in the phrases, the common measure, the greatest common measure, etc., of two or more numbers.

Measure (a.)

A step or definite part of a progressive course or policy; a means to an end; an act designed for the accomplishment of an object; as, political measures; prudent measures; an inefficient measure.

Measure (a.)

The act of measuring; measurement.

Measure (a.)

Beds or strata; as, coal measures; lead measures.

Measure (n.)

To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by a certain rule or standard; to take the dimensions of; hence, to estimate; to judge of; to value; to appraise.

Measure (n.)

To serve as the measure of; as, the thermometer measures changes of temperature.

Measure (n.)

To pass throught or over in journeying, as if laying off and determining the distance.

Measure (n.)

To adjust by a rule or standard.

Measure (n.)

To allot or distribute by measure; to set off or apart by measure; -- often with out or off.

Measure (v. i.)

To make a measurement or measurements.

Measure (v. i.)

To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the pieces measure unequally.

Measure (v. i.)

To be of a certain size or quantity, or to have a certain length, breadth, or thickness, or a certain capacity according to a standard measure; as, cloth measures three fourths of a yard; a tree measures three feet in diameter.

Measure

Mathematical function which associates a comparable numeric value to some subsets of a given set

Measure

Property of object in data warehouse

Measure

In quantum physics

Measure

Standard against which something can be judged; a criterion

Measure

2000 music album by Matt Pond PA

Measure Synonyms

Bar

Measure Synonyms

Bill

Measure Synonyms

Measurement, Measuring, Mensuration

Measure Synonyms

Measuring Rod, Measuring Stick

Measure Synonyms

Meter, Metre, Cadence, Beat

Measure Synonyms

Quantity, Amount

Measure Synonyms

Criterion, Standard, Touchstone

Measure Synonyms

Step

Measure Synonyms

Measure Up

Measure Synonyms

Appraise, Valu, Evaluate, Assess, Valuate

Measure Synonyms

Mensurate, Measure Out

Measure Synonyms

Quantify

Spanish Translation

Measure in Spanish is Medida

Tagalog Translation

Measure in Tagalog is Panukat

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All social cooperation on a larger scale than the most intimate social group requires a measure of coercion." - Cooperation

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An estimated value is a precarious measure of justice, compared with the specific thing." - William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As Angelo discovered in Measure for Measure, nothing corrupts like virtue." - Germaine Greer

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time." - Jorge Luis Borges

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Come not within the measure of my wrath." - Anger


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