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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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Uses standard units for estimating and measuring length, with accuracy.
58 Table 9: measuring length progress gully instance in three periods Distance between inside and outside reference point (cm) Gully first second third Changes Number measuring measuring measuring (cm) 1 141 135 127 14 2 149 141 136 13 3 125 116 110 15
Those facilities that were measuring length as the longest dimension of the wound need to change their technique.
For example, Inch by Inch, by Leo Lionni is an excellent book for teaching the concept of measuring length in nonstandard units as well as for introducing measuring in inches.
MAHR high precision measuring instruments are used throughout manufacturing industry, as well as in science and research applications, for measuring length form and surface deviations.
This feature allows for updated measurements every 100 millisec, so the controller can read the absolute position values with an update frequency of up to 10 kHz, independent of measuring length.
At a later time, animals were measured for size (mass and length [SVL]) and scored for metamorphic development by measuring length of gill and tail fin.
Measuring intelligence is not the same as measuring length or temperature.
The basic unit for measuring length in the metric system is the meter, which is slightly longer than 1 yd.
The fiber autotest provides standards-compliant certification by testing two fibers, each at two wavelengths, measuring length and determining pass-fail status, all in about 12 seconds.
The children in this vignette have clear ideas about what it means to use units in measuring length, but the incompleteness of their understanding of the formal properties of measurement units makes this exploration interesting.
If you are measuring length in meters and temperature in Celsius, use the following formula to determine the change in length in your wall given the temperature: