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Engelsk navneord: measure

1. measure (om handling) any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe situation called for strong measures.
The police took steps to reduce crime.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)step


Mindre specifikke termermaneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre


Mere specifikke termercountermeasure, guard, porcupine provision, precaution, safeguard, shark repellent

2. measure how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)amount, quantity


Mindre specifikke termerabstract entity, abstraction


Mere specifikke termerchance, cordage, definite quantity, economic value, fundamental measure, fundamental quantity, indefinite quantity, interval, magnetisation, magnetization, metric, octane number, octane rating, period of play, play, playing period, point, point in time, probability, proof, quantum, radical, relative quantity, system of measurement, time interval, time unit, unit of time, value, volume, volume


Kendetegnernonstandard, standard

3. measure (om kommunikation) a statute in draft before it becomes law


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey held a public hearing on the bill.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bill


Mindre specifikke termerinstrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document


Mere specifikke termerappropriation bill, bill of attainder, bottle bill, farm bill, trade bill


Omfatter disse specifikke termerrider


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

4. measure (om handling) the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe measurements were carefully done.
His mental measurings proved remarkably accurate.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)measurement, measuring, mensuration


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termeractinometry, algometry, anemography, anemometry, angulation, anthropometry, arterial blood gases, audiometry, bathymetry, calorimetry, cephalometry, densitometry, dosimetry, fetometry, foetometry, gravimetry, hydrometry, hypsography, hypsometry, mental measurement, meter reading, micrometry, observation, pelvimetry, photometry, plumbing, quantification, quantitative analysis, quantitative chemical analysis, radioactive dating, reading, sampling, scaling, seismography, sound ranging, sounding, spirometry, surveying, telemetry, thermogravimetry, thermometry, tonometry, viscometry, viscosimetry

5. measure (om kommunikation) a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe schools comply with federal standards.
They set the measure for all subsequent work.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)criterion, standard, touchstone


Mindre specifikke termermetric, system of measurement


Mere specifikke termerbaseline, benchmark, earned run average, ERA, gauge, GPA, grade point average, graduated table, medium of exchange, monetary system, norm, ordered series, procrustean bed, procrustean rule, procrustean standard, scale, scale of measurement, standard of measurement, yardstick

6. measure (om kommunikation) (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beat, cadence, meter, metre


Mindre specifikke termerpoetic rhythm, prosody, rhythmic pattern


Mere specifikke termercatalexis, common measure, common meter, foot, metrical foot, metrical unit, scansion


Overordnet emneområdemetrics, prosody

7. measure (om kommunikation) musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bar


Mindre specifikke termermusical notation

8. measure (om genstand) measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)measuring rod, measuring stick


Mindre specifikke termermeasuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system


Mere specifikke termerboard rule, rule, ruler, size stick

9. measure (om genstand) a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance


Mindre specifikke termercontainer


Mere specifikke termermeasuring cup


Engelsk udsagnsord: measure

1. measure (om erkendelse) determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMeasure the length of the wall.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)measure out, mensurate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdecide, determine, make up one's mind


Mere specifikke termercalibrate, caliper, calliper, shoot, triangulate

2. measure (om ændring) express as a number or measure or quantity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCan you quantify your results?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)quantify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercarry, convey, express


Mere specifikke termerclock, fathom, gauge, librate, meter, pace, plumb, scale, sound, step, time, titrate, weigh

3. measure (om tilstand) have certain dimensions


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termerendure, last, scale, stand, weigh

4. measure (om erkendelse) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI will have the family jewels appraised by a professional.
Access all the factors when taking a risk.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)appraise, assess, evaluate, valuate, value


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerevaluate, judge, pass judgment


Mere specifikke termercensor, grade, mark, praise, rate, reassess, reevaluate, score, standardise, standardize, value


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningassess









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