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Synonyms for gauge

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gauge

    measure, fathom, probe

    survey, conjecture, view, scan, guess, observe, mismeasure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gauge, gagenoun

    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.

    calibre, gage, locoweed, smoke, standard of measurement, caliber, bore, sens, dope, skunk, pot, weed, green goddess, grass, sess

  2. gauge, standard of measurementnoun

    accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared

    gage, bore, standard of measurement, calibre, caliber

  3. gaugenoun

    the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train

    gage, bore, standard of measurement, calibre, caliber

  4. gaugenoun

    the thickness of wire

    gage, bore, standard of measurement, calibre, caliber

  5. bore, gauge, caliber, calibreverb

    diameter of a tube or gun barrel

    dullard, gage, aegir, eager, bore-hole, standard of measurement, eagre, drill hole, quality, bore, calibre, caliber, tidal bore

  6. estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgeverb

    judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

    "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

    pretend, guess, pass judgment, infer, opine, figure, reckon, suppose, try, venture, estimate, judge, pronounce, hazard, imagine, label, evaluate, come close, approximate, think, calculate, forecast, count on, adjudicate

  7. gaugeverb

    rub to a uniform size

    "gauge bricks"

    judge, guess, estimate, approximate

  8. gaugeverb

    determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation

    "gauge the wine barrels"

    judge, guess, estimate, approximate

  9. gaugeverb

    measure precisely and against a standard

    "the wire is gauged"

    judge, guess, estimate, approximate

  10. gaugeverb

    adapt to a specified measurement

    "gauge the instruments"

    judge, guess, estimate, approximate

  11. gaugeverb

    mix in specific proportions

    "gauge plaster"

    judge, guess, estimate, approximate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gaugeverb

    measure (a cask, &c.), find the contents of

  2. gaugeverb

    measure (as to ability), estimate

  3. gaugenoun



  1. List of known nicknames for "Gauge":

    Elizabeth R. Deans, Gage, Guage, Sally Gauge, Paige

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How to use gauge in a sentence?

  1. Clifford Bassett:

    It is never 100 percent safe to reintroduce a food that you suspect you or your child has as an allergy to— particularly a peanut allergy responsible for severe, life-threatening reactions, always work with a trained professional— a board-certified allergist that is equipped to properly evaluate you, gauge the risks, and treat you correctly so that you're out of harm's way.

  2. Democrat Chris Anderson:

    I like this question as a gauge of perceptions month to month, but its predictive power seven months from the election is dubious.

  3. Ryan Eustice:

    We want to see an ecosystem happen. There's a diversity of technology that we'd like to gauge (and) different strengths and weaknesses in how you approach the technology. It's also good to have competitive market pressure.

  4. Rex Whitmire Harbour:

    Also in the vehicle, investigators found approximately 3,000 rounds of.22 ammunition, 350 rounds of 9mm ammunition and 150 12-gauge shotgun shells.

  5. Pierre Gramegna:

    This G20 comes at a very good time because it gives the Fed an opportunity to gauge all the elements at stake, one has to be realistic that at one point in time the curve of interest rates will have to change.

Translations for gauge

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  • rozchodCzech
  • messen, Messgerät, Maß, Meter, SpurweiteGerman
  • calibración, trocha, medida, calibre, galga, medirSpanish
  • puolinormi, mittari, raideleveys, mitata, mittaFinnish
  • jauger, estimer, mesurer, étalon, gabarit, écartementFrench
  • tomhaisScottish Gaelic
  • kvarðiIcelandic
  • scartamento, calibroItalian
  • mål, sporvidde, måler, sporbreddeNorwegian
  • meten, ijk, spoorwijdte, meterDutch
  • sporvidd, sporbreidd, sporvidde, målar, mål, sporbreiddeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • mierzyć, dokonywać pomiaruPolish
  • medida, bitola, calibrePortuguese
  • [[измери́тельный]] [[прибо́р]], кали́бр, метр, разме́р, ме́ра, этало́н, колея́, измери́тель, лека́ло, [[ширина́]] [[колея, шабло́н, габари́т, масшта́бRussian
  • mäta, mätare, måttSwedish
  • gejiSwahili
  • பாதைTamil
  • วัดThai
  • 测量Chinese

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