measure




measure - noun

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

  • measure - verb

    • 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

    measure - 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  


    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

    m is 3 e is 1 a is 1 s is 1 u is 1 r is 1 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 9

    generated at 14:05:54 on 23-09-22

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