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Synonyms for measure

choose carefully


for good measure

get or take the measure of something or someone

have the measure of someone


measure something up


measure up


  • come up to standard
  • be fit
  • be adequate
  • be capable
  • be suitable
  • make the grade
  • be suited
  • be satisfactory
  • come up to scratch
  • cut the mustard
  • fulfil the expectations
  • fit or fill the bill

measure up to something or someone


Synonyms for measure

the amount of space occupied by something

relative intensity or amount, as of a quality or attribute

a means by which individuals are compared and judged

the act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity

avoidance of extremes of opinion, feeling, or personal conduct

an action calculated to achieve an end

the formal product of a legislative or judicial body

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

to ascertain the dimensions, quantity, or capacity of


measure out: to set aside or distribute as a share

measure up: to be equal or alike

Synonyms for measure

musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats


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measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals

a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance

determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of

express as a number or measure or quantity

have certain dimensions

evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

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Predicting discharge destination of stroke patients using a mathematical model based on six items from the functional independence measure.
3) Gait aid used when tested, n (%) Nil 4 (16) 22 (88) Walking stick 2 (8) 3 (12) Frame 19 (76) 0 (0) FIM = Functional Independence Measure, FAC = Functional Ambulation Classification; * n = 24 as one patient was unable to complete the 10m Walk Test Table 2.
Telephone and in-person proxy agreement between stroke patients and caregivers for the Functional Independence Measure.
Validity of the PULSES profile compared with the Functional Independence Measure for measuring disability in a stroke rehabilitation setting.
There was no significant difference between groups in the change from admission to discharge for the patient outcome measures of EuroQol Questionnaire, Functional Independence Measure, Functional Reach Test, 10 m Walk Test, Timed Up and Go Test, or Motor Assessment Scale (Table 2).
Instruments used to measure patients' quality of life employed were the Strategies Used by People to Promote Health, the Quality of Life Index--Stroke Version, the Center for Epidemiologic Studies--Depression Scale, and the Functional Independence Measure.
Secondary efficacy measures include: American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) impairment scale (ASIA-IS), Functional Independence Measure (FIM) and SNCSCI-sensory exam.
4], and includes the Barthel Index (BI), the Rancho Los Amigos Test (RLAT), the Functional Independence Measure (FIM), the Quadriplegia Index of Function (QIF), the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM), the ADL Abilities Test (ADLAT), and the Valutazione Funzionale Mielolesi (SCI Functional Assessment).
One of those most commonly used in the United States is the Functional Independence Measure (FIM).
ARSI), the for-profit subsidiary of the American Rehabilitation Association (formally NARF), entered into an exclusive agreement with the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSmr(SM)) to provide educational training in the use and applications of the Functional Independence Measure (FIM(SM)).
The SCIM shows high interrater reliability and has been found to be more sensitive to changes in function than the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) [30].
Motor-Functional Independence Measure (m-FIM), a subsection of Functional Independence Measure [40-41]--Used to measure improvements in basic motor ADLs and degree of self-care.
Data on veteran function, from Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scores [23], were acquired from the Functional Status Outcomes Database.
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