Synonyms for (noun) gauge

Synonyms: gage, gauge

Definition: a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.

Similar words: measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system

Definition: instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something


Synonyms: caliber, calibre, bore, gauge

Definition: diameter of a tube or gun barrel

Similar words: diam, diameter

Definition: the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference


Synonyms: gauge

Definition: the thickness of wire

Similar words: thickness

Definition: the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width


Synonyms: gauge

Definition: the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train

Similar words: length, distance

Definition: size of the gap between two places

Usage: the distance from New York to Chicago; he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points


Synonyms: gauge, standard of measurement

Definition: accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared

Similar words: 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

Synonyms for (verb) gauge

Synonyms: gauge

Definition: mix in specific proportions

Usage: gauge plaster

Similar words: conflate, mix, meld, merge, immix, fuse, flux, coalesce, combine, commingle, blend

Definition: mix together different elements

Usage: The colors blend well


Synonyms: gauge

Definition: adapt to a specified measurement

Usage: gauge the instruments

Similar words: standardise, standardize

Definition: cause to conform to standard or norm

Usage: The weights and measures were standardized


Synonyms: gauge

Definition: measure precisely and against a standard

Usage: the wire is gauged

Similar words: measure, quantify

Definition: express as a number or measure or quantity

Usage: Can you quantify your results?


Synonyms: judge, approximate, estimate, gauge, guess

Definition: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

Usage: I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Similar words: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation


Synonyms: gauge

Definition: determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation

Usage: gauge the wine barrels

Similar words: ascertain, find, find out, determine

Definition: establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study

Usage: find the product of two numbers; The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize


Synonyms: gauge

Definition: rub to a uniform size

Usage: gauge bricks

Similar words: rub

Definition: move over something with pressure

Usage: rub my hands; rub oil into her skin