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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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Many attendees are part of the elite American Forests National Cadre of Big Tree Measurers, started by Don Bertolette and Bob Leverett.
If concrete measurers not taken timely, it would be useless after the collapse of industry, he added.
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It was re-measured by Phil Cook, of the Association of UK Course Measurers, and found that an error had been made.
A day later, I called Gary and inquired about the possibility of him bringing that rack back to Adams County to have it officially scored by a panel of Buckeye Big Buck Club measurers after the 60-day drying period had ended.
Great Lakes Label, a label converter in Comstock Park, MI, USA, has been awarded full certification by Graphic Measurers International (GMI), a leader in print quality management and brand integrity.
The sources added that personnel of the Israeli police remained deployed inside the compoundaACAOs yards and facilities, near worshippers, students and amidst a large number of citizens living in Jerusalem's Old City and adjacent neighborhood as well as worshippers and religious students who had gathered despite all Israeli measurers.
On the first day, Uttarakhand was spelt as " Uttrakhand" and " relief measures" as " relief measurers".
Summary: Experts are urging drastic measurers to cull the soaring deer population in the UK.
Staff will be on hand to distribute re-usable shopping bags containing rice scoops and pasta measurers to help people cook the right amounts of food and reduce food waste.