Definitions For Measure


  • How much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
  • Any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
  • The act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
  • A container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
  • Measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
  • A statute in draft before it becomes law
  • Musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
  • (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
  • A basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
  • An amount or degree of something
  • Something (such as a cup or a ruler) that is used to measure things
  • A unit used in measuring something


  • Express as a number or measure or quantity
  • Determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
  • Evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
  • Have certain dimensions
  • To find out the size, length, or amount of (something)
  • To find out the size of (someone) for clothing
  • To judge the importance, value, or extent of (something)

Is Measure a Scrabble Word?

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

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Measure is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Measure in a Sentence

  • She felt equal measures of hope and fear.
  • Their actions were motivated in large measure by a desire for revenge.
  • An occasion like this calls for some measure of decorum.
  • Using a ruler to measure a piece of paper
  • An instrument for measuring air pressure
  • Mental abilities measured by IQ testing

Synonyms for Measure

Antonyms for Measure

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