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measure



I - noun
1. any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal (Freq. 5)
- the situation called for strong measures
- the police took steps to reduce crime
Syn:
step
Hypernyms:
maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre
Hyponyms:
countermeasure, shark repellent, porcupine provision, precaution, safeguard, guard
2. how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify (Freq. 5)
Syn:
quantity, amount
Derivationally related forms:
amount (for: amount)
Hypernyms:
abstraction, abstract entity
Hyponyms:
probability, chance, quantum, value, economic value,
fundamental quantity, fundamental measure, definite quantity, indefinite quantity, relative quantity, system of measurement,
metric, cordage, octane number, octane rating, magnetization, magnetisation,
radical, volume, proof, time unit, unit of time, point,
point in time, playing period, period of play, play, time interval, interval
Attrubites:
standard, nonstandard
3. a statute in draft before it becomes law (Freq. 2)
- they held a public hearing on the bill
Syn:
bill
Topics:
law, jurisprudence
Hypernyms:
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument
Hyponyms:
appropriation bill, bill of attainder, bottle bill, farm bill, trade bill
Part Meronyms:
rider
4. the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule (Freq. 2)
- the measurements were carefully done
- his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate
Syn:
measurement, measuring, mensuration
Derivationally related forms:
mensurate (for: mensuration), measure (for: measuring), measure (for: measurement)
Hypernyms:
activity
Hyponyms:
seismography, quantitative analysis, quantitative chemical analysis, actinometry, algometry,
anemography, anemometry, angulation, anthropometry, arterial blood gases, audiometry,
bathymetry, plumbing, calorimetry, cephalometry, densitometry, dosimetry,
fetometry, foetometry, hydrometry, gravimetry, hypsometry, hypsography,
mental measurement, micrometry, observation, pelvimetry, photometry, quantification,
radioactive dating, reading, meter reading, sampling, sounding, sound ranging,
scaling, spirometry, surveying, telemetry, thermometry, thermogravimetry,
tonometry, viscometry, viscosimetry
5. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse (Freq. 1)
Syn:
meter, metre, beat, cadence
Derivationally related forms:
metrical (for: metre), metrical (for: meter)
Topics:
prosody, metrics
Hypernyms:
poetic rhythm, rhythmic pattern, prosody
Hyponyms:
catalexis, scansion, common measure, common meter, metrical foot,
foot, metrical unit
6. a basis for comparison;
a reference point against which other things can be evaluated (Freq. 1)
- the schools comply with federal standards
- they set the measure for all subsequent work
Syn:
standard, criterion, touchstone
Derivationally related forms:
criterial (for: criterion), criterional (for: criterion), standardize (for: standard), standardise (for: standard)
Hypernyms:
system of measurement, metric
Hyponyms:
benchmark, earned run average, ERA, grade point average, GPA,
procrustean standard, procrustean rule, procrustean bed, yardstick, medium of exchange, monetary system,
scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered series, gauge, standard of measurement,
baseline, norm
7. musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
- the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song
Syn:
bar
Hypernyms:
musical notation
8. measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals;
used as a reference in making measurements
Syn:
measuring stick, measuring rod
Hypernyms:
measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device
Hyponyms:
board rule, rule, ruler, size stick
9. a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
Hypernyms:
container
Hyponyms:
measuring cup

II - verb
1. determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of (Freq. 35)
- Measure the length of the wall
Syn:
mensurate, measure out
Derivationally related forms:
mensuration (for: mensurate), measurable, measurement, measurer, measuring
Hypernyms:
decide, make up one's mind, determine
Hyponyms:
shoot, triangulate, caliper, calliper, calibrate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
2. express as a number or measure or quantity (Freq. 20)
- Can you quantify your results?
Syn:
quantify
Derivationally related forms:
measurable, measurement, quantity (for: quantify), quantification (for: quantify)
Hypernyms:
carry, convey, express
Hyponyms:
gauge, scale, meter, pace, step,
clock, time, fathom, sound, titrate, plumb,
weigh, librate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
3. have certain dimensions (Freq. 14)
- This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches
See Also:
measure up
Hypernyms:
be
Hyponyms:
stand, weigh, last, endure, scale
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
4. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of (Freq. 10)
- I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
- access all the factors when taking a risk
Syn:
evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value
Derivationally related forms:
value (for: value), valuer (for: value), appraiser (for: appraise), appraisal (for: appraise), assessable (for: assess), assessment (for: assess), assessor (for: assess), valuation (for: valuate), value (for: valuate), valuator (for: valuate), evaluative (for: evaluate), value (for: evaluate), evaluation (for: evaluate), evaluator (for: evaluate)
Hypernyms:
evaluate, pass judgment, judge
Hyponyms:
grade, score, mark, rate, value,
standardize, standardise, reassess, reevaluate, censor, praise
Verb Group:
assess
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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