English dictionary definition of:

measure


Noun

  • how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
  • any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
  • the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
  • a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
  • measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
  • a statute in draft before it becomes law
  • musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
  • (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
  • a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated

Verb

  • express as a number or measure or quantity
  • determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
  • evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
  • have certain dimensions

Thesaurus

amount appraise assess bar beat bill cadence criterion evaluate measurement measuring mensurate mensuration meter American English spelling metre British English spelling quantify quantity standard step touchstone valuate value

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Short /e/ spelled ea: Set 2 and learn about the word measure in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

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Scrabble score for measure


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 06:16:25 on 18-01-20

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