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A standard quantity or amount
“Her creativity and skills deserved a greater measure of admiration than had been afforded to her.”
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The size of an object, or an indication of its size
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“The measure of the room allowed is determined and fixed at less than what is physically necessary.”
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A percentage or allotment of a total amount
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“The middleman derives a measure of the profits generated by each transaction between the buyer and the seller.”
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An indication of the degree of something, or the standard for which others will be compared to
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“Every faculty in one man is the measure by which he judges the like faculty in another.”
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A plan or course of action taken to achieve a particular purpose
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“Tools will be decontaminated as a precautionary measure to prevent the spreading of bacteria.”
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A legislative bill
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“The House of Representatives has passed the measure, which the president has said he will sign.”
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A certain quantity or degree of something
“I would like to think that I have experienced some measure of success with my endeavors.”
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A standard unit used to express the size, amount, or degree of something
“All units of measure are determined arbitrarily in the first place, though not fixed by law.”
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A graduated rod or tape used for ascertaining the size of something
“Many schools only had metric measures available.”
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A recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity
“The show coasted on sheer mastery of compas, the rhythmic measure that defines all flamenco.”
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(archaic) A dance, typically one that is stately
“Barry laughed lightly and then swept Hillary into the first measure.”
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A cunning or carefully planned scheme or stratagem
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The avoidance of excess or extremes, especially in one's behavior
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A quantity of a medicine or drug taken or recommended to be taken at a particular time
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The speed with which one walks, runs, or moves
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The science of weights and measures or of measurement
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Measure of intelligence
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Test with single indicator
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A project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one
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A song, melody, or short musical composition
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A significant or considerable amount
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A measure of excellence
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A session or inquiry made before a court or jury
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Addition to a document
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Glass for drinking a small measure of alcohol
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Weighing machine
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A small amount of a strong alcoholic drink such as whisky or brandy
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A small amount of something
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An aspect or feature of a situation
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Punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance
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The modulation of intonation or pitch in the voice
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A long and flexible roll or ribbon used for measuring lengths
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A rigid, flat, and rectangular tool for measuring length
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A length or portion of time
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Rhyming poetry or verse
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The distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something
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A threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule
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To evaluate or estimate the extent, amount, or size of
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“You can use a calorimeter to measure the amount of heat energy given out of a substance when it is burned.”
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To assess the importance, effect, or value of (something)
“I have to measure my words and be sensitive about what I say and how I say it.”
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To keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level
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“Although he was frustrated, he had to measure his response to avoid making things worse.”
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To bring into competition or conflict with
“I enjoy playing against the best players in the world and trying to measure myself against them.”
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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To measure
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To estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between
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To mark or fix the limits of
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To check or adjust by comparison with a standard
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To find out how heavy (someone or something) is, typically using scales
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To supply or make up a medicine or prescription
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To categorize or arrange in a series or according to a scale
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To understand by thinking carefully about
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To adjust in order to make appropriate
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