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measure

noun: any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"

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

noun: a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill"

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"

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"

noun: (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

noun: musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"

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

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

verb: determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall"

verb: express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?"

verb: have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"

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"


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measure

Length: 7 letters

Scrabble value: 9

Words with Friends value: 8

Literati value: 7

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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