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meas·ured

 (mĕzh′ərd)
adj.
1. Determined by measurement: The measured distance was less than a mile.
2. Careful; restrained: spoke in measured words.
3. Calculated; deliberate: with measured irony.
4. Regular in rhythm and number: "A clock struck slowly in the house with a measured, solemn chime" (Thomas Wolfe).
5. Slow and stately.
6. Written in meter.
7. Music Mensural.

meas′ured·ly adv.
meas′ured·ness n.

measured

(ˈmɛʒəd)
adj
1. determined by measurement
2. slow, stately, or leisurely
3. carefully considered; deliberate
ˈmeasuredly adv
ˈmeasuredness n

meas•ured

(ˈmɛʒ ərd)

adj.
1. ascertained or apportioned by measure.
2. accurately regulated or proportioned.
3. regular or uniform, as in movement; rhythmical.
4. deliberate and restrained: measured terms.
[1350–1400]
meas′ured•ly, adv.
meas′ured•ness, n.

measured

  • Apgar score - A measure of a baby's well-being taking into consideration respiratory effort, skin color, heart rate, muscle tone, and sense of smell (named for American anesthesiologist Virginia Apgar).
  • datum line - The horizontal or base line, from which the heights of points are reckoned or measured, as in the plan of a railway, etc.
  • scantling - Means "measured or prescribed size" or a "set of standard dimensions."
  • military time - Time measured on a 24-hour scale of 0100-2400 hours.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.measured - having notes of fixed rhythmic valuemeasured - having notes of fixed rhythmic value
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
2.measured - the rhythmic arrangement of syllablesmeasured - the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
metrics, prosody - the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
rhythmic, rhythmical - recurring with measured regularity; "the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy; "rhythmical prose"
3.measured - carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony"
intended - resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult"
4.measured - unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed"
unhurried - relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice"

measured

adjective
1. steady, even, slow, regular, dignified, stately, solemn, leisurely, sedate, unhurried They have to proceed at a measured pace.
2. considered, planned, reasoned, studied, calculated, deliberate, sober, premeditated, well-thought-out Her more measured approach will appeal to voters.
3. quantified, standard, exact, regulated, precise, gauged, verified, predetermined, modulated Is the difference in measured intelligence genetic or environmental?

measured

adjective
1. Careful and slow in acting, moving, or deciding:
2. Marked by a regular rhythm:
Translations

measured

[ˈmeʒəd] ADJ [tread, pace] → acompasado; [tone, way of talking, statement] → mesurado, comedido

measured

[ˈmɛʒərd] adj [tone, response] → mesuré(e)

measured

adj treadgemessen (liter); tonebedacht, bedächtig; wordswohlüberlegt, durchdacht; approach, responsemaßvoll; he walked with measured stepser ging gemessenen Schrittes (liter); at a measured pacein gemäßigtem Tempo; he is becoming calmer and more measureder wird ruhiger und bedächtiger

measured

[ˈmɛʒəd] adjmisurato/a
References in classic literature ?
But are you not measured, then, when you give an order?
Without counting the time lost in being measured, the fashions are always changing.
In the first place, as you have said, to be measured is a loss of time, even though it occur only once a fortnight.
I congratulated myself, then," resumed Porthos, "at seeing Mouston get fat; and I did all I could, by means of substantial feeding, to make him stout - always in the hope that he would come to equal myself in girth, and could then be measured in my stead.
From that moment I determined to put Mouston in communication with my tailors, and to have him measured instead of myself.
They measured him down to the ground, and the end of the skirt came just below my knee.
It is in length three GLOMGLUNGS (which make about fifty-four English miles,) and two and a half in breadth; as I measured it myself in the royal map made by the king's order, which was laid on the ground on purpose for me, and extended a hundred feet: I paced the diameter and circumference several times barefoot, and, computing by the scale, measured it pretty exactly.
I measured a little finger which had fallen down from one of these statues, and lay unperceived among some rubbish, and found it exactly four feet and an inch in length.
Paul's: for I measured the latter on purpose, after my return.
thought Big Klaus; and he smeared some tar at the bottom, so that of whatever was measured a little should remain in it.
In addition, prices for some items in the CPI may be sampled infrequently (eg, at a single point in the quarter in question), which can make the measured price movement noisy.
When the broker explained other ways square feet could be measured, the client was more willing to buy the apartment.