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measure /'meʤə/
  • danh từ
    • sự đo, sự đo lường; đơn vị đo lường, cái để đo
      • to take somebody's measure: đo người cho ai (để may quần áo); (nghĩa bóng) đánh giá tính tình ai, đánh giá bằng khả năng... của ai
      • a metre is a measure of length: mét là một đơn vị đo chiều dài
    • (nghĩa bóng) hạn độ, phạm vi, giới hạn, chừng mức
      • without measure: không có giới hạn nào, không có chừng mức nào)
      • to set measures to: đặt giới hạn cho, hạn chế
      • im some measure: trong một phạm vi nào, trong một chừng mức nào
      • in a great (large) measure: trong một phạm vi nào, trong một chừng mức nào
      • in a great (large) measure: trong một phạm vi rộng lớn
    • tiêu chuẩn để đánh giá; cái để đánh giá, cái để xét; thước đo
      • a chain's weakest link is the measure of its strength: mắt xích yếu nhất là cái để đánh giá sức chịu đựng của cái xích
    • phương sách, biện pháp, cách xử trí
      • to take measure: tìm cách xử trí
      • to take strong measure against: dùng những biện pháp kiên quyết để chống lại
    • (toán học) ước số
      • greatest commom measure: ước số chung lớn nhất
    • (âm nhạc); (thơ ca) nhịp, nhịp điệu
    • (địa lý,ddịa chất) lớp tâng
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) điệu nhảy
    • measure for measure
      • ăn miếng trả miếng
  • động từ
    • đo, đo lường
      • to measure a piece of cloth: đo một mảnh vải
      • to measure someone for new clothes: đo kích thước của người nào để may quần áo mới
    • đo được
      • the floor measures 6 m by 4: sàn nhà đo được 6 m chiều dài 4 m chiều rộng
    • so với, đọ với; (nghĩa bóng) đọ sức với
      • to measure one's strength with someone: đọ sức với ai
    • liệu chừng, liệu
    • ((thường) + off, out) phân phối, phân ra, chia ra
      • to measure out a quantity of medicine: phân phối một số lượng thuốc
    • (thơ ca) vượt, đi qua
      • to measure a distance: vượt được một quâng đường
    • to measure one's length
      • ngã sóng soài
    • to measure someone with one's eye
      • nhìn ai từ đầu đến chân
Concise Dictionary
+the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
+a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
+how much there is of something that you can quantify
+any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
+a statute in draft before it becomes law
+(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
+musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
+measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
+determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
+express as a number or measure or quantity
+have certain dimensions
+place a value on; judge the worth of something

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 amount, quantity, magnitude, amplitude, size, bulk, mass, extent, reach, dimension, scope, proportions, range, spread; capacity, volume; width, length, breadth, height; weight:
It is difficult to calculate the measure of an irregularly shaped object
2 scale, gauge or technical gage, yardstick, rule, US litmus test:
I cannot determine the length without a proper measure.
3 system, standard, criterion, rule, method; barometer, Richter scale:
The measure by which ice-cream is sold ought to be weight, not volume. What sort of measure do you apply when judging character?
4 assessment, evaluation, valuation, appraisal, value, gauge or gage, rank, rating, measurement, stamp, estimation:
It is not easy to get the measure of a man who wants to marry your daughter
5 quota, allotment, ration, share, amount, degree, proportion, quantity, allowance; portion, part:
He was accorded a measure of freedom in choosing the method for getting the job done. She has had her measure of praise
6 Often, measures. step(s), procedure, proceeding, action, course (of action), plan, method, means, avenue, tactic(s), way, direction, approach, technique:
They took measures to ensure that it never happens again.
7 bill, resolution, legislation, act, statute, law; plan, proposal:
A measure to change the speed limit is before the council.
8 bound, limit, end, extreme, extent, limitation, moderation, control, constraint, restraint:
Drug trafficking has gone beyond all measure in some countries.
9 beat, rhythm, cadence, metre, time; melody, tune, bar, theme, motif:
The ambassador entered, and the band played in stately measures.
10 for good measure. to boot, in addition, additionally, as a dividend, into the bargain, besides, as or for a bonus, moreover, furthermore:
The job includes a company car and, for good measure, free medical insurance.
11 rank, rate, gauge or gage, meter, weigh, calculate, reckon, compute, calibrate, determine, ascertain, figure out or up, assess, appraise, estimate, evaluate, judge, value; survey, find out:
We must measure the effect of the new safety regulations on our equipment budget. Public acceptance of the new product may be difficult to measure
12 proportion, pace, adapt, gauge, relate, tailor, fit, adjust, regulate, control:
Teachers should measure homework assignments according to pupils' available time. Measure your words when speaking to young children
13 measure off or out. mark off or out, limit, delimit, fix, pace off or out, lay off:
Now measure off exactly 122.5 metres due north.
14 measure out. mete out, dole out, ration (out), parcel out, apportion, allot, share out, assign, allocate; give out, deal out, distribute, issue, pass out, hand out, dispense, disperse, spread around or about:
The relief workers measured out food and water to the victims of the famine
15 measure up (to).
(a) meet, equal, fulfil, match, reach, attain:
The first eleven have not measured up to their coach's expectations. Will they ever measure up?
(b) qualify (for), be suitable (for), be equal to, be fit or fitted for, be adequate (to), be up to, Colloq make the grade, come up to scratch, be up to snuff, US cut the mustard:
If Clive gets the assignment, are you sure that he'll measure up? No one else measures up to the job.

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