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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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