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Synonyms for measure

Synonyms for (noun) measure

Synonyms: quantity, measure, amount Definition: how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

Similar words: abstract entity, abstraction Definition: a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

Synonyms: step, measure Definition: any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal Usage: the situation called for strong measures; the police took steps to reduce crime

Similar words: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre Definition: a move made to gain a tactical end

Synonyms: measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration Definition: the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule Usage: the measurements were carefully done; his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: measure Definition: a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance

Similar words: container Definition: any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

Synonyms: measure, measuring rod, measuring stick Definition: measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements

Similar words: measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system Definition: instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something

Synonyms: measure, bill Definition: a statute in draft before it becomes law Usage: they held a public hearing on the bill

Similar words: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

Synonyms: bar, measure Definition: musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats Usage: the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song

Similar words: musical notation Definition: (music) notation used by musicians

Synonyms: beat, cadence, measure, meter, metre Definition: (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

Similar words: poetic rhythm, prosody, rhythmic pattern Definition: (prosody) a system of versification

Synonyms: standard, touchstone, measure, criterion Definition: a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated Usage: the schools comply with federal standards; they set the measure for all subsequent work

Similar words: system of measurement, metric Definition: a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic

Synonyms for (verb) measure

Synonyms: measure, quantify Definition: express as a number or measure or quantity Usage: Can you quantify your results?

Similar words: carry, express, convey Definition: serve as a means for expressing something Usage: The painting of Mary carries motherly love; His voice carried a lot of anger

Synonyms: measure, measure out, mensurate Definition: determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of Usage: Measure the length of the wall

Similar words: make up one's mind, determine, decide Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

Synonyms: assess, appraise, measure, valuate, value, evaluate Definition: evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of Usage: I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional; access all the factors when taking a risk

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment Definition: form a critical opinion of Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

Synonyms: measure Definition: have certain dimensions Usage: This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer