measure

Part of speech: noun

Moderation.

Part of speech: adjective

Measurable.

Part of speech: adverb

MEASURABLY.

Part of speech: verb

To take the dimensions of; weigh; judge.

Part of speech: verb

To take the messure of something; show on measurement, a ( specified) extent.

Part of speech: adjective

Measureless.

Part of speech: noun

The extent of anything.

Part of speech: noun

A standard, instrument, or vessel of measurement.

Part of speech: noun

A quantity messured.

Part of speech: noun

A specific act or course of action; a legislative bill.

Part of speech: noun

Division of time, as in music; meter, as in verse.

Part of speech: noun

Geol. Related strata.

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Usage examples "measure":

  1. If you had not told me how weak and ill you have been I should have been beyond measure anxious; but, as it is, and with your letters, I have been very unhappy and exceedingly disappointed. - "Lady-John-Russell", MacCarthy, Desmond.
  2. And the same, though in smaller measure, was the consequence of many other taxes. - "Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete", Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.
  3. To which Gananciosa replied, taking up the measure as she best might- " For the little brown lad, With a good bright eye, Who would not lose her name?" - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.