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Definition of 'measure'

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Find a familiar scoop to measure out the amounts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This outlines the remedial measures to be taken by companies to ensure future breaches are less likely. Computing (2010)Other measures of consumer activity also point to a more restrained picture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This may have something to do with one of the measures of the past decade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For good measure, he then adds a list of ten political podcasts he follows regularly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only way to be sure is to measure it - something that you can very easily do at home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since last year's general election this has been ratcheted up as the government announced plans to measure university teaching standards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And thanks to the measures the government is putting in place this week, they definitely won't go out in future. The Sun (2017)We would be incapable of measuring the size of what we had until we had lost it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Throw in a signature belt for good measure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Where work is done determines in large measure also how it is done. Peter F. Drucker THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)Progress would be better measured by the degree to which no such racial hierarchies exist at all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The remedial measures that governments adopted included a massive increase in public borrowing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is why it perennially contains measures that mainly suit the bureaucracy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are putting in place a series of measures to raise standards. The Sun (2010)New varieties prepared did display large measured increases in yield under trial conditions. Yearley, Steven Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)We measured the width of eight bays of different size in the car park. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We will begin by measuring in dollar amounts. Maurice D. Levi International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)Yet how can these assertions be measured against something that tastes so foul? Erdmann, Robert & Jones, Meirion Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)The discovery was made using electrodes to measure activity in the brains of snails searching for lettuce. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can build on flood plains if you take the right measures. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is but one measure of how much the championship week means to him. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The yen had weakened recently after hints from the bank that new measures might be announced. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Waiting lists and cancer care are measured nationally which means that hospitals structure surgery around them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then he used ultrasound to measure their muscle size. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While you are doing this it is also a good idea to measure the length of your rows. Kitto, Dick Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)Increasing assessment once had the sensible intention of making it easier to measure the extent to which essential skills were being taught. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What resources do beleaguered pastors have, and how can they measure the strength of them? Christianity Today (2000)

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British English: measure /ˈmɛʒə/ VERB
If you measure something, you find out its size.
Measure the length of the table.
  • American English: measure
  • Arabic: يَقْيسُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: medir
  • Chinese: 测量
  • Croatian: mjeriti
  • Czech: měřit
  • Danish: måle
  • Dutch: meten
  • European Spanish: medir
  • Finnish: mitata
  • French: mesurer
  • German: messen
  • Greek: μετρώ
  • Italian: misurare
  • Japanese: 測定する
  • Korean: 측정하다
  • Norwegian: måle
  • Polish: zmierzyć
  • European Portuguese: medir
  • Romanian: a măsura
  • Russian: измерять
  • Spanish: medir
  • Swedish: mäta
  • Thai: วัด
  • Turkish: ölçmek
  • Ukrainian: вимірювати
  • Vietnamese: đo lường
British English: measure NOUN
A measure of a particular quality, feeling, or activity is a fairly large amount of it.
With the exception of this man, each attained a measure of success.
  • American English: measure
  • Brazilian Portuguese: medida
  • Chinese: 一定程度
  • European Spanish: medida
  • French: part
  • German: Maß
  • Italian: certo grado
  • Japanese: ある程度の
  • Korean: 상당한 양
  • European Portuguese: medida
  • Spanish: medida

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