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measure out

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to pour or dole out: they measure out a pint of fluid.
2. to administer; mete out: they measured out harsh punishments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.measure out - determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements ofmeasure out - determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall"
shoot - measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"
triangulate - measure by using trigonometry; "triangulate the angle"
caliper, calliper - measure the diameter of something with calipers
decide, make up one's mind, determine - reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
calibrate - measure the caliber of; "calibrate a gun"

measure

noun
1. The amount of space occupied by something:
dimension, extent, magnitude, proportion (often used in plural), size.
2. Relative intensity or amount, as of a quality or attribute:
3. A means by which individuals are compared and judged:
4. The act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity:
5. That which is allotted:
Informal: cut.
Slang: divvy.
6. Avoidance of extremes of opinion, feeling, or personal conduct:
7. An action calculated to achieve an end.Often used in plural:
8. The formal product of a legislative or judicial body:
9. The patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music:
verb
1. To ascertain the dimensions, quantity, or capacity of:
Archaic: mete.
2. To fix the limits of:
phrasal verb
measure out
To set aside or distribute as a share:
phrasal verb
measure up
To be equal or alike:
Informal: stack up.
Translations
يَقيس أو يَزِن
odměřit
udmåleveje
tartmak

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vt sepabmessen; weights alsoabwiegen

measure

(ˈmeʒə) noun
1. an instrument for finding the size, amount etc of something. a glass measure for liquids; a tape-measure.
2. a unit. The metre is a measure of length.
3. a system of measuring. dry/liquid/square measure.
4. a plan of action or something done. We must take (= use, or put into action) certain measures to stop the increase in crime.
5. a certain amount. a measure of sympathy.
6. (in music) the musical notes contained between two bar lines.
verb
1. to find the size, amount etc of (something). He measured the table.
2. to show the size, amount etc of. A thermometer measures temperature.
3. (with against, ~besides etc) to judge in comparison with. She measured her skill in cooking against her friend's.
4. to be a certain size. This table measures two metres by one metre.
ˈmeasurement noun
1. size, amount etc found by measuring. What are the measurements of this room?
2. the sizes of various parts of the body, usually the distance round the chest, waist and hips. What are your measurements, madam?
3. the act of measuring. We can find the size of something by means of measurement.
beyond measure
very great. I'm offering you riches beyond measure!
for good measure
as something extra or above the minimum necessary. The shopkeeper weighed out the sweets and put in a few more for good measure.
full measure
(no less than) the correct amount. We must ensure that customers get full measure.
made to measure (of clothing) made to fit the measurements of a particular person: Was your jacket made to measure?; adjective (etc)
a made-to-measure suit.
measure out
to mark (off), weigh (out) a certain distance, amount. He measured out a kilo of sugar.
measure up (often with to)
to reach a certain required standard. John's performance doesn't measure up (to the others).