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Verb
To evaluate or estimate the extent, amount, or size of
“We looked for a scale or some measuring instrument and eventually found a makeshift stick to gauge the quantity left.”
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To judge or assess (a situation, mood, etc.)
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“I had now learned to gauge her emotional moods like a seismologist reads a Richter scale.”
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(with object and complement) To attribute a quality to someone or something
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To measure the depth of, take a sounding of
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To check or adjust by comparison with a standard
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To mark (something) with degrees
Noun
An instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something
“He was still travelling at a reckless speed, but he didn't dare slow down as the needle on the fuel gauge had dropped to the lowest possible level.”
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A means of estimating something
“The inclination to see wealth as a gauge of human worth goes back a long way.”
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The thickness, size, or capacity of something, especially as a standard measure
“Other popular fabrics for the season include corduroy, but in a finer gauge than was worn during the autumn and winter, and very fine woollens and knitwear.”
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A mark indicating measure on an instrument or container
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