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Plural for a standard quantity or amount
“Her creativity and skills deserved a greater measure of admiration than had been afforded to her.”
Plural for an indication of the degree of something, or the standard for which others will be compared to
“Every faculty in one man is the measure by which he judges of the like faculty in another.”
Plural for a plan or course of action taken to achieve a particular purpose
“Tools will be decontaminated as a precautionary measure to prevent the spreading of bacteria.”
Plural for a legislative bill
“The House of Representatives has passed the measure, which the president has said he will sign.”
Plural for a certain quantity or degree of something
“I would like to think that I have experienced some measure of success with my endeavors.”
Plural for 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.”
Plural for a graduated rod or tape used for ascertaining the size of something
“Many schools only had metric measures available.”
Plural for 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.”
(archaic) Plural for a dance, typically one that is stately
“Barry laughed lightly and then swept Hillary into the first measure.”
To find out the size, extent, or amount of
“You can use a calorimeter to measure the amount of heat energy given out of a substance when it is burned.”
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.”
To keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level
“Although he was frustrated, he had to measure his response to avoid making things worse.”
To bring into competition or conflict with
“I enjoy playing against the best players in the world and trying to measure myself against them.”
(manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product
(mass noun) Something done so as to achieve an aim
An established or official way of doing something
Account, report of event
Law of a government
The medium, method, or instrument used to obtain a result or achieve an end
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