Definition of MEASURES

noun : MEASURES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work" ;

  • 7. (

    ) musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance ;

verb : MEASURES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

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


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