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