Definitions For Gauge


  • A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  • Diameter of a tube or gun barrel
  • The thickness of wire
  • The distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train
  • Accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
  • An instrument that is used for measuring something
  • Something that can be used to measure or judge something else
  • The distance between the rails of a railroad


  • Mix in specific proportions
  • Adapt to a specified measurement
  • Measure precisely and against a standard
  • Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
  • Determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation
  • Rub to a uniform size
  • To make a judgment about (something)
  • To measure (something) exactly

Is Gauge a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Gauge is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Gauge in a Sentence

  • Home sales provide a useful way of gauging the overall state of the economy.
  • He accurately gauged the mood of the voters.
  • I was gauging her reaction to the news.

Synonyms for Gauge

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