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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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Research shows that even by Grade 8 some students are still confused when measuring length.
Measuring lengths of roads, the distance between one landmark to another, the angles and slopes at which the surface runs… in order to create an accurate map, someone has to figure this all out and put the pieces of information together.
For the spatial surveying, the Leica TS30 total station was used, with an accuracy of measuring lengths of 1mm +1 ppm and angular accuracy of [+ or -]0.
It is available] in both spring operated and pneumatically operated models and is offered in 12-mm and 30-mm measuring lengths.
Standard measuring lengths up to 470mm are available, with longer lengths up to 720mm available upon request.
Guided-wave radar is more suitable for measuring tail tanks because its microwave energy is focused and travels atolls the wave-guide, which makes the technology more suitable for long measuring lengths particularly with low dielectric products.
Romer offers the Switchit portable articulating arm measurement system, which offers the advantage of two measuring lengths in a single portable CMM.
Lyndex's presetters designed to meet any and all presetting needs with interchangeable spindles (CT, BT, NMTB, DIN, ISO, HSK, and VDI), a variety of measurement systems (Provision vision system, optical projector, and dial indicators), and various measuring lengths and diameters from 11" to 32".