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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


Related Words

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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The objective of the study was to determine the effect of KT on the total Functional Independence Measure (FIM) score and the FIM subscale scores for motor and mobility functions of patients admitted to an acute rehabilitation unit.
It includes demographic descriptions of the patient (birth date, sex, ZIP Code, ethnicity, marital status, living setting), clinical descriptions of the patient (impairment that is the primary reason for rehabilitation, International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modifications (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2003) diagnoses, functional independence measure at admission and discharge), and descriptions of the hospitalization (encrypted hospital identifier, admission date, discharge date, payment source, and discharge living setting).
Client outcome variances based on the Uniform Data System (UDS) Functional Independence Measures (FIM) were examined in relation to changes in program processes or organizational trends.
The functional independence measure (FIM) was used to assess and monitor patients' independence-dependence in six domains of daily living: (a) self-care, (b) sphincter control, (c) mobility (transfer capabilities), (d) locomotion, (e) communication, and (f) social cognition.
These significant reductions in spasticity led to significant improvements in function and quality of life as evaluated by the Functional Independence Measure (FIM(TM)) and Sickness Impact Profile (SIP), respectively.
Functional parameters, quality of life, gait parameters, mobility, and balance parameters of all patients were assessed by the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) Motor scale, Stroke-Specific Quality of Life Scale (SS-QLS), Timed "Up and Go" test (TUG), 10-meter walk test (10MWT), 6-minute walk test (6MWT), Stair-Climbing Test (SCT), Berg Balance Scale (BBS), and Rivermead Mobility Index (RMI).
One of many functional outcome tools used by physical therapists is the Functional Independence Measure (or FIM[TM]).
by using the Functional Independence Measure (FIM).
It is essential for neuroscience nurses everywhere to have reliable and valid instruments with which to measure functional ability, but reliability and validity have yet to be reported on the adult Alpha Functional Independence Measure (AlphaFIM) in England.
His return was quantified with manual muscle testing, using the Functional Independence Measure, the Wolf Motor Function test, and the Motor Activity Log.
General description: The Functional Independence Measure (FIM[R]) is an outcome measure of the severity of disability for an inpatient rehabilitation setting.
The Functional Independence Measure (FIM) (Keith et al 1987) was chosen as a measure of functional ability as the American Spinal Injury Association standards recommend the use of the FIM as a measure in spinal cord injury rehabilitation (Ditunno 1992).
Validity of the Functional Independence Measure for Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury.
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