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A standard quantity or amount
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“Her creativity and skills deserved a greater measure of admiration than had been afforded to her.”
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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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The quality of being moderate
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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 dimensions, amount, or extent of something
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The modulation of intonation or pitch in the voice
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Measure of intelligence
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Measuring tape
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A project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one
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A small quantity of something
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A significant or considerable amount
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A measure of excellence
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The ability to cope with difficult situations, or unusual problems
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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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An aspect or feature of a situation
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Abstinence from the consumption of alcohol
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A small, modest or trifling amount
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Punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance
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The distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something
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An approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something
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A collection of sounds that are harmonized and organized in time or beats
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Rhyming poetry or verse
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A utensil resembling a spoon, with a short handle and a deep bowl, used for removing dry or semi-solid substances from a container
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A length or portion of time
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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 measure
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To estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between
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(of a measuring instrument) To indicate a specified measurement or figure
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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 give an enumerated account of
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To supply or make up a medicine or prescription
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Assign a time
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To understand by thinking carefully about
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To find out how heavy (someone or something) is, typically using scales
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Arrange in a series or according to a scale
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Equip (something) with measuring instruments
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To adjust in order to make appropriate
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