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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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Earlier studies which found evidence of the existence of the noctcaelador construct (Kelly, 2003; Kelly & Kelly, 2003) used measures other than the NI which examined different aspects of night-sky watching.
However, historically, the Reserve Bank's use of core inflation measures has been rather ad hoc.
It mounts right on the production line and measures the color of every molded part or length of extruded product so that color shills are noticed immediately.
Our research and experience indicate that to implement a new vision and leadership framework, leaders must begin changing the way "business" is understood and conducted iii two core areas, particularly in measures of success and rewards and in core processes, especially strategic planning.
While measuring hardship is perhaps more desirable than measuring income poverty--because it may more closely capture real deprivation or well-being--it is a difficult task because of the large variation in possible measures.
This second part addresses measures at the national and community levels that are intended to reduce exposure of susceptible persons to the novel virus.
He argued that career measures should be considered psychosocial tests in that they are based on assessing relationships between social factors and the individual.
In this method, nodularity is checked using an ultrasonic velocity measuring instrument, which measures velocity by sending and receiving sound waves as they travel through a section of a casting.
3, where: 1) the neutron wave functions in the quantum states are known; 2) the calculated populations of the quantum states are equal to those measured with the method of two scatterers (this will be described in a forthcoming paper: the first scatterer shapes the neutron spectrum, the second scatterer measures the spectrum after some storage in the quantum states); 3) the zero height is estimated from the experimental data; 4) the difference between the idealized theoretical curve and the experimental results corresponds to a detector spatial resolution as high as [approximately equal to]1.
The post-survey contained additional measures assessing students' SHINE experience: Importance of reflection activities (alpha = .
As an analogy, a standard hearing test does not directly measure the "true" hearing level but indirectly measures the patient's subjective perception of what he/she hears as the tones are generated by the audiometer.