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Synonyms for measure
ˈmɛʒ ər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term measure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. measure, step(noun)

    any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal

    "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"

    Synonyms:
    standard, measuring stick, metre, whole step, quantity, footprint, meter, amount, mensuration, measuring, criterion, stair, whole tone, pace, step, bill, measurement, bar, footfall, beat, dance step, gradation, cadence, stone's throw, footstep, measuring rod, tone, touchstone, stride, footmark

  2. measure, quantity, amount(noun)

    how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

    Synonyms:
    standard, measuring stick, metre, quantity, meter, amount, mensuration, sum, total, measuring, amount of money, criterion, sum of money, step, bill, measurement, bar, beat, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone

  3. bill, measure(noun)

    a statute in draft before it becomes law

    "they held a public hearing on the bill"

    Synonyms:
    bank bill, handbill, bank note, throwaway, pecker, step, posting, beat, greenback, neb, peak, touchstone, banknote, invoice, eyeshade, circular, cadence, criterion, vizor, measuring stick, beak, mensuration, measuring, broadsheet, flier, broadside, bill, banker's bill, bar, government note, card, quantity, standard, meter, notice, amount, metre, visor, measurement, poster, billhook, measuring rod, placard, flyer, account, nib, note

  4. measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration(noun)

    the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule

    "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"

    Synonyms:
    standard, measuring stick, metre, quantity, meter, amount, mensuration, measuring, criterion, step, bill, measurement, bar, beat, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone

  5. standard, criterion, measure, touchstone(noun)

    a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated

    "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"

    Synonyms:
    standard, measuring stick, metre, quantity, meter, amount, mensuration, monetary standard, measuring, criterion, step, bill, measurement, bar, beat, banner, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone

  6. meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence(noun)

    (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

    Synonyms:
    standard, time, metre, pulse, meter, quantity, beat, amount, mensuration, measuring, criterion, musical rhythm, m, round, pulsation, step, bill, rhythm, measurement, bar, beatnik, heartbeat, cadency, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone, measuring stick

  7. measure, bar(noun)

    musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats

    "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"

    Synonyms:
    standard, measuring stick, metre, quantity, meter, amount, mensuration, legal profession, measuring, taproom, criterion, streak, barroom, step, bill, prevention, measurement, bar, saloon, beat, cake, stripe, legal community, ginmill, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone

  8. measuring stick, measure, measuring rod(noun)

    measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements

    Synonyms:
    standard, measuring stick, metre, quantity, meter, amount, mensuration, measuring, criterion, step, bill, measurement, bar, beat, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone

  9. measure(verb)

    a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance

    Synonyms:
    standard, measuring stick, metre, quantity, meter, amount, mensuration, measuring, criterion, step, bill, measurement, bar, beat, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone

  10. measure, mensurate, measure out(verb)

    determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of

    "Measure the length of the wall"

    Synonyms:
    mensurate, assess, quantify, measure out, value, appraise, evaluate, valuate

  11. quantify, measure(verb)

    express as a number or measure or quantity

    "Can you quantify your results?"

    Synonyms:
    mensurate, assess, quantify, measure out, value, appraise, evaluate, valuate

  12. measure(verb)

    have certain dimensions

    "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"

    Synonyms:
    mensurate, assess, quantify, measure out, value, appraise, evaluate, valuate

  13. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value(verb)

    evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

    "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"

    Synonyms:
    value, mensurate, pass judgment, appreciate, assess, measure out, tax, respect, appraise, esteem, prize, quantify, rate, judge, treasure, evaluate, prise, survey, valuate

Wiktionary

  1. measure(noun)

    To obtain or set apart; to mark in even increments.

    Synonyms:
    metric

  2. measure(noun)

    A musical designation consisting of all notes and or rests delineated by two vertical bars; an equal and regular division of the whole of a composition.

    Synonyms:
    bar

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. measure

    Euphony is agreeable linguistic sound, however produced; meter, measure, and rhythm denote agreeable succession of sounds in the utterance of connected words; euphony may apply to a single word or even a single syllable; the other words apply to lines, sentences, paragraphs, etc.; rhythm and meter may be produced by accent only, as in English, or by accent and quantity combined, as in Greek or Italian; rhythm or measure may apply either to prose or to poetry, or to music, dancing, etc.; meter is more precise than rhythm, applies only to poetry, and denotes a measured rhythm with regular divisions into verses, stanzas, strophes, etc. A verse is strictly a metrical line, but the word is often used as synonymous with stanza. Verse, in the general sense, denotes metrical writing without reference to the thought involved; as, prose and verse. Compare MELODY; POETRY.

    Synonyms:
    euphony, meter, rhythm, verse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. measure(r)

    Synonyms:
    mete, estimate, gauge, value, appraise

    Antonyms:
    misfit, misconform, mismeasure, misdeal, misapportion

Editors Contribution

  1. take something in stride

    to cope with something unfortunate without much effort; to accept or manage difficulties well.

    he took it in stride when they attempted to ostracize him

    Submitted by anonymous on April 7, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. measure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    standard (of size or of quantity)

  2. measure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rule, gauge

  3. measure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    degree, extent

  4. measure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    metre

  5. measure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    mete

  6. measure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    estimate, appraise, judge of

  7. measure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adjust, proportion, gauge

  8. measure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    distribute, allot, apportion, mete out

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. measure(n)

    Synonyms:
    gauge, rule, dimensions, capacity, size, extent, degree, limit, quantity, amount, proportion, allotment, share, metre, act, step, means

  2. measure(v)

    Synonyms:
    gauge, mete, appraise, estimate, compute, adjust, allot, mete out, apportion, distribute

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How to use measure in a sentence?

  1. Landon King:

    In fact, we have determined that there is actually no risk, meaning zero risk, to anybody involved, so there is no preventive measure or testing that's required for anyone in the buildings or on the campus as a result of this event.

  2. Jerry Brown:

    These are uncertain times for undocumented Californians and their families, and this bill strikes a balance that will protect public safety, while bringing a measure of comfort to those families who are now living in fear everyday.

  3. Abigail Disney:

    By any objective measure a pay ratio over a thousand is insane.

  4. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Two people sit by the Barcaccia fountain near almost empty Spanish Steps, in Rome on Tuesday. ( AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Premier Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday said he will consider requests to toughen Italys already extraordinary anti-virus lockdown. Adding to its efforts, the Italian government also announced a $ 28 billion allocation to fight the outbreak on both medical and economic fronts. The first measures, expected to be outlined Friday, will support health services, the civil protection agency and the labor market. The Vittorio Emanuele shopping arcade appeared almost desert in Milan on Wednesday as Italy mulls even tighter restrictions on daily life. ( AP Photo/Luca Bruno) The World Health Organizationon Wednesdaydeclared the virus a pandemic, noting that the number of cases outside China had exploded13-fold over the past two weeks. There are now more than 118,000 cases of COVID-19 in 114 countries, with 4,291 deaths, WHO Director-GeneralTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. Other European nations are issuing measures to slow down and control the spread of the virus, and provide a cushion for the economic shock of the outbreak. Spain Spains coronavirus cases have surpassed 2,000, with roughly half of them in the Madrid region, where two-thirds of the countrys 47 virus-related deaths have occurred, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. The number of cases saw a 60 percent increase since Tuesday. United States TOURISTS QUARANTINED IN SPANISH HOTEL AFTER TESTING POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS : HEALTH OFFICIALS Madrids fatalities are high because much of the contagion there is taking place in nursing homes, said Fernando Simn, director of Spains health emergency center. Empty shelves are seen in a supermarket as people begin to stock up on provisions in Madrid on Tuesday. ( AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Schools and universities in Madrid and two northern regions have been ordered to close for two weeks to help slow the outbreaks spread. Workers were urged to telecommute to help reduce crowds on public transit. Denmark The Scandinavian country saw a 191 percent spike in Spain Spains coronavirus cases, with 90 more infections confirmed on Wednesday, for a total of at least 262. Local Denmark SEES FIRST CORONAVIRUS CASE IN MAN RETURNING FROM ITALY VACATION Denmarks leaders have advised the public to avoid using public transportation, while some schools also closed, Local Denmark reported. Health officials also have advised against shaking hands, a measure that has suspended naturalization ceremonies, which require a mandatory handshake by law, The New York Times reported. Germany With at least 1,300 infections as of Wednesday, Germany so far has only three deaths a low rate that experts attributeto rapid testing as the outbreak unfolded. German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a warning, citingexpert estimates that up to 70 percent of the population could be infected with the virus. HOW IS GERMANY CONTROLLING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK ? You have to understand that if the virus is there, and the population has no immunity yet to this virus, there are no vaccines and no therapy so far, a high percentage experts say 60 to 70 percent of the population will be infected.

  5. Foreign Minister Zarif:

    If Donald Trump wants more for more, we can ratify the Additional Protocol and Donald Trump can lift the sanctions Donald Trump set, donald Trump has said that Donald Trump will take any measure to Congress -- fine.


Translations for measure

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  • ашəараAbkhaz
  • قاس, قياسArabic
  • үлсәү, сараBashkir
  • паме́раць, ме́рацьBelarusian
  • mesura, mesurar, amidarCatalan, Valencian
  • míra, takt, opatření, měřitCzech
  • Maß, Messung, Maßnahme, messen, abmessenGerman
  • μέτρο, μετρώGreek
  • mezuriEsperanto
  • medición, medida, regla, compás, medirSpanish
  • mõõtmine, mõõde, meedeEstonian
  • خطکش, سنجش, اندازه‌گیری, اندازه گیریPersian
  • tahti, mittari, etäisyys, mitta, toimenpide, määrä, mittaus, mittatikku, mitataFinnish
  • mesure, mesures, mesurerFrench
  • tomhas, tomhaisScottish Gaelic
  • medida, medirGalician
  • מד, מדד, סרגל, מידהHebrew
  • मापHindi
  • mértéket veszHungarian
  • չափելArmenian
  • ukurIndonesian
  • misurazione, regolo, misura, righello, funzione di misura, misurareItalian
  • 小節, 措置, 計る, 測る, 量るJapanese
  • 치수를 재다, 재다Korean
  • پێواندنKurdish
  • metimurLatin
  • mērs, mērīšanaLatvian
  • refyMalagasy
  • mēhua, rūri, ine, tātai, whātauMāori
  • ukurMalay
  • måleNorwegian
  • afstand, regel, maatregel, maat, hoeveelheid, lat, lineaal, maatstaf, meten, meetlat, schatten, afmetenDutch
  • måle, mæleNorwegian Nynorsk
  • målNorwegian
  • pagèla, mesurar, pagelarOccitan
  • pomiar, miara, środek, mierzyć, zmierzyćPolish
  • indicador, medida, medidor, medição, compasso, providência, medir, a medidaPortuguese
  • masira, imsüra, mesira, masüra, maseira, mesirar, masürar, masirar, imsürer, misirarRomansh
  • măsură, linie, riglă, distanță, tact, măsurareRomanian
  • ме́ра, измере́ние, такт, заме́р, измеря́ть, обмеря́ть, обме́рить, изме́рить, ме́рить, измерениеRussian
  • medida, mesura, misura, metire, mediri, medireSardinian
  • meraSerbo-Croatian
  • mått, avstånd, mätning, takt, mäta, mäta uppSwedish
  • วัดThai
  • ölçmekTurkish
  • muzeure, muzurerWalloon

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