Definitions For Measure

noun

  • 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

verb

  • 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

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

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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