measure


measure
Synonyms and related words:
A, Alexandrine, Spenserian stanza, Stabreim, a, accent, accent mark, accentuation, accommodate, accommodation, accomplished fact, accomplishment, accord, achievement, acreage, act, acta, action, ad hoc measure, adapt, add, additionally, adjust, adjust to, adventure, air, algebraize, alliterative meter, allocate, allot, allotment, allowance, amount, amphibrach, amphimacer, amplitude, anacrusis, analogize, anapest, angstrom unit, answer, antispast, antistrophe, apportion, apportionment, appraisal, appraise, appraisement, appreciate, approach, approximation, area, aria, arsis, artifice, as a bonus, ascertain, assay, assess, assessment, assign, assimilate, assize, assizement, astronomical unit, attain, attune, avenue, bacchius, badge, balance, banner, bar, barometer, barrel, bass passage, batch, be equal to, be up to, beat, beauty, benchmark, besides, big end, bigger half, bigness, bill, bit, bite, block, blow, body, book, bound, bourdon, breadth, bridge, bring into analogy, bring into comparison, budget, bulk, bunch, burden, bushel, bylaw, ca, cadence, cadency, caesura, calculate, calculation, caliber, calibrate, caliper, call, call off, call over, call the roll, canon, canto, cantus, capacity, cast, catalexis, census, centare, centimeter, chain, character, characteristic, check, check a parameter, chloriamb, chloriambus, chorus, chunk, cipher, class, clutch, coda, colon, commission, compare, compare and contrast, compare with, compass, computation, compute, concinnity, confront, constraint, content, contingent, continuum, contrast, contrivance, control, coordinate, cord, cordage, correction, count, countermove, counterpoint, counterpose, coup, couplet, course, course of action, cover, coverage, cretic, criterion, cubic foot, cubic meter, cubit, cup, custos, cut, cut the mustard, cut to, dactyl, dactylic hexameter, deal, deal out, dealings, decaliter, decameter, decastere, deciliter, decimeter, decrease, decree, deed, degree, dekameter, delimit, delimitate, demarche, depth, descant, destiny, determination, determine, development, device, diaeresis, dial, diameter, diapason, dictate, dictation, differentia, dimension, dimensions, dimeter, dipody, direct, direction, dispense, disperse, distance, distich, distribute, divide, dividend, division, dkl, do, dochmiac, dodge, doing, doings, dole, dole out, dope out, dose, dot, draw a comparison, draw a parallel, drop, dry pint, earmark, edict, effort, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, ell, em, emphasis, emptiness, empty space, en, enactment, end, endeavor, enlarge, enterprise, enumerate, envoi, epitrite, epode, equal, equal share, equalize, equilibrium, estimate, estimation, euphony, evaluate, evaluation, expanse, expansion, expedient, exploit, exposition, expression mark, extension, extent, extract roots, extreme, fait accompli, fate, fathom, feat, feminine caesura, fermata, field, fifth, figure, figure in, figure out, figure up, find out, finger, fit, fix, folderol, foliate, foot, footstep, force, forearming, forehandedness, foresight, foresightedness, forethought, forethoughtfulness, form, form an estimate, formality, formula, formulary, fur, furlong, furthermore, gage, galactic space, gallon, gauge, gauger, gauging, gear to, gest, gill, gimmick, girth, give an appreciation, give out, go, go over, gob, grade, graduate, graduated scale, greatness, group, guess, ha, half, hallmark, halver, hand, hand out, handiwork, harmonic close, harmonize, harmony, heap, hectare, height, helping, heptameter, heptapody, heptastich, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, hexastich, hogshead, hold, homologate, homologize, hunk, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, idiosyncrasy, image, improvisation, in addition, inch, increase, index, indicant, indicator, infinite space, infinity, insignia, institution, instrument, instrumentation, insurance, interest, interlude, intermezzo, interstellar space, interval, into the bargain, introductory phrase, ionic, issue, jeroboam, jigger, jingle, job, judge, jury-rig, jury-rigged expedient, jus, key signature, key to, keynote, kiloliter, kilometer, large amount, largeness, last expedient, last resort, last shift, law, lay, lay off, lead, league, leap, legislation, length, lengthiness, level, lex, ligature, light-year, liken, liken to, lilt, limit, limitation, line, linear measures, link, litmus test, long time, longitude, longness, lot, magnitude, magnum, make an estimation, make plumb, make the grade, make uniform, makeshift, maneuver, mark, mark off, mark out, masculine caesura, mass, match, matter, means, measure against, measure out, measure up to, measuredness, measurement, measurer, measures, measuring, meed, meet, melodia, melodic line, melody, mensurate, mensuration, mess, metaphorize, mete, mete out, meter, method, metric system, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical pattern, metrical unit, metrics, metron, metronomic mark, micron, mil, mile, mileage, milliliter, minim, model, moderateness, moderation, modicum, moiety, molossus, monostich, mora, moreover, motif, motion, move, movement, multiply, musical phrase, musical sentence, myriameter, nail, norm, notation, notch, note, nothingness, nuance, number, numbers, numerate, octastich, octave, octet, operation, oppose, order, orderedness, ordinance, ordonnance, ornament, ottava rima, outer space, overall length, overpass, overt act, pace, pace off, pack, paeon, page, paginate, palm, parallel, parameter, parcel, parcel out, parsec, part, pas, pass out, pass over, pass through, passage, patrol, pattern, pause, peck, peculiarity, peg, pentameter, pentapody, pentastich, perambulate, percentage, perch, peregrinate, pererrate, performance, period, perpetuity, phrase, pica, picture, piece, pint, pis aller, pitch, place against, plan, plane, plateau, plumb, ply, point, pole, poll, pony, portion, poundage, precaution, precautions, precautiousness, presa, prescript, prescription, preventive measure, prize, probe, procedure, proceeding, proceleusmatic, process, production, project, property, proportion, proportions, proposal, proposition, prosodic pattern, prosody, protection, providence, provision, put in tune, pyrrhic, quantification, quantify, quantitative meter, quantity, quantization, quantize, quantum, quart, quatrain, quota, radius, rake-off, range, range over, rank, rate, rating, ratio, ration, reach, reading, readout, reckon, reconcile, reconnoiter, rectify, reduce, refrain, regulate, regulation, relate, remove, representation, representative, res gestae, resolution, resort, resource, response, restraint, rhyme, rhyme royal, rhythm, rhythmic pattern, right, ritornello, rod, rood, room, round, rubric, rule, ruling, run a comparison, run over, rung, safeguard, scale, scanning, scansion, scope, score, scour, scour the country, scout, seal, section, segment, segno, septet, sestet, set, set in contrast, set in opposition, set off against, set over against, set right, sextet, shade, shadow, shake-up, share, share out, shift, sigil, sign, signal, signature, similarize, similize, size, size up, slice, slur, small amount, small share, solo, solo part, solution, song, soprano part, sort, sound, space, span, spatial extension, sphere, spondee, spread, spread about, sprung rhythm, square inch, stair, stake, stamp, standard, standing order, stanza, statement, statute, stave, step, steps, steps and measures, stint, stock, stopgap, stowage, strain, stratagem, strength, stress, stretch, stride, stroke, stroke of policy, strophe, stunt, substance, subtract, sum, superficial extension, sure sign, surface, survey, surveying, sweep, sweetness, swell, swing, syllabic meter, syllable, symbol, symmetry, symptom, sync, synchronize, system, syzygy, tablespoon, tactic, tactics, tailor, take a reading, take account of, tally, teaspoon, technique, telemetering, telemetry, tell, telltale sign, tempo mark, temporary expedient, tercet, terza rima, test, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, tetrastich, theme, thesis, thing, thing done, tie, time, time signature, to boot, tonnage, touchstone, tour de force, township, track, tract, trait, transaction, transit, travel over, travel through, traverse, tread, treble, triangulate, triangulation, tribrach, trick, trim to, trimeter, triplet, tripody, triseme, tristich, trochee, TRUE, true up, trump, tune, turn, tutti, tutti passage, type, undertaking, valuate, valuation, value, variation, vers libre, verse, versification, view together, vinculum, void, volume, voyage, warble, wavelength, way, weigh, weigh against, weight, whole, width, work, work out, working hypothesis, working proposition, works, yard, yardage, yardstick

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  • measure — meas ure (m[e^]zh [ u]r; 135), n. [OE. mesure, F. mesure, L. mensura, fr. metiri, mensus, to measure; akin to metrum poetical measure, Gr. me tron, E. meter. Cf. {Immense}, {Mensuration}, {Mete} to measure.] 1. A standard of dimension; a fixed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • measure — [mezh′ər] n. [ME mesure < OFr < L mensura < mensus, pp. of metiri, to measure < IE base * mē , to measure > MEAL1, Sans mātrā, a measure, Gr metron] 1. the extent, dimensions, capacity, etc. of anything, esp. as determined by a… …   English World dictionary

  • Measure K — is an ordinance put on the city of Santa Cruz s annual ballot on November 6, 2006. It s purpose was to give marijuana violations the lowest priority for local law enforcement. All other offenses besides adult marijuana offenses were put to a… …   Wikipedia

  • Measure — Meas ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Measured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Measuring}.] [F. mesurer, L. mensurare. See {Measure}, n.] 1. To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • measure — ► VERB 1) determine the size, amount, or degree of (something) by comparison with a standard unit. 2) be of (a specified size). 3) (measure out) take an exact quantity of. 4) (measure up) reach the required or expected standard. ► NOUN 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • measure — I noun act, bill, caveat, declaration, decree, dictate, edict, enactment, law, legislation, legislative enactment, legislative mandate, legislative proclamation, mandate, piece of legislation, prescript, prescription, proposal, proposed act,… …   Law dictionary

  • measure — [n1] portion, scope admeasurement, admensuration, allotment, allowance, amount, amplification, amplitude, area, bang, breadth, bulk, capacity, degree, depth, dimension, distance, duration, extent, fix, frequency, height, hit, magnitude, mass,… …   New thesaurus

  • measure up to — measure up (to (someone/something)) to reach a standard that is as good as someone or something else. The math skills of the majority of children in this school measure up to the national standards. Usage notes: often used in a negative way: They …   New idioms dictionary

  • measure up — (to (someone/something)) to reach a standard that is as good as someone or something else. The math skills of the majority of children in this school measure up to the national standards. Usage notes: often used in a negative way: They didn t… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Measure — Meas ure, v. i. 1. To make a measurement or measurements. [1913 Webster] 2. To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the pieces measure unequally. [1913 Webster] 3. To be of a certain size or quantity, or to have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • measure of — To be the (or a) standard by which to judge the quality, etc of ● measure …   Useful english dictionary