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Overview of verb measure

The verb measure has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (35) measure, mensurate, measure out

(determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall")

2. (20) quantify, measure

(express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?")

3. (14) measure

(have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches")

4. (10) measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value

(evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk")


Overview of adj measured

The adj measured has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. mensural, measured, mensurable

(having notes of fixed rhythmic value)

2. measured, metrical, metric

(the rhythmic arrangement of syllables)

3. deliberate, calculated, measured

(carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony")

4. careful, deliberate, measured

(unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed")

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