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measure (n):
how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
Related Words: amount
measure (n):
any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
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the situation called for strong measures.
the police took steps to reduce crime
measure (n):
the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
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the measurements were carefully done.
his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

Related Words: mentmeasuringmensuration
measure (n):
a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
measure (n):
measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
measure (n):
a statute in draft before it becomes law
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they held a public hearing on the bill
measure (n):
musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
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the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song
measure (n):
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
Related Words: metermetre
measure (n):
a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
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the schools comply with federal standards.
they set the measure for all subsequent work

Related Words: criterionstandard
measure (v):
express as a number or measure or quantity
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Can you quantify your results?
Related Words: quantify
measure (v):
determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
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Measure the length of the wall
Related Words: mensurate
measure (v):
evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
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I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional.
access all the factors when taking a risk

Related Words: appraiseassessevaluatevaluatevalue
measure (v):
have certain dimensions
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This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches
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