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Another word for gauge

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Noun
  1. A means by which individuals are compared and judged

      1. A graduated stick or rod one yard in length, used in measuring
      2. A test, standard, or model used in measurement, comparison, or judgment.
      3. (Figuratively) A standard to which other measurements or comparisons are judged.
      1. A hard black stone, such as jasper or basalt, formerly used to test the quality of gold or silver by comparing the streak left on the stone by one of these metals with that of a standard alloy.
      2. A standard of comparison or evaluation.
      3. An excellent quality or example that is used to test the excellence or genuineness of others:
      1. An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
      2. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
      3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
      1. Any upright object used as a support, often a part of the thing it supports; supporting piece; base; stand
      2. A degree or level of requirement, excellence, or attainment:
      3. The type, model, or example commonly or generally accepted or adhered to; criterion set for usages or practices
      1. An instrument for measuring, or a container of standard capacity
      2. Any standard of valuation, comparison, judgment, etc.; criterion
      3. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      1. A cross or other sign made on a document as a substitute for a signature by a person unable to write
      2. A recognized standard of quality:
      3. A specific model, type, or iteration, as of a product or machine, especially when part of a series. Usually used with a number:
      1. A standard, rule, or test by which something can be judged; measure of value
      2. A standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based.
      1. A standard by which something can be measured or judged:
      2. A surveyor's mark made on a stationary object of previously determined position and elevation and used as a reference point, as in geologic surveys or tidal observations.
    See also:

    usual

Verb
  1. To ascertain the dimensions, quantity, or capacity of

      1. To allot; distribute; apportion
      2. To distribute or allot. Often used with out :
      3. (Archaic) To measure.
      1. To mark, lay out, or establish dimensions for by measuring:
      2. To adjust or proportion by or as by a standard
      3. To mark off or apportion, usually with reference to a given unit of measurement:
    See also:

    big

  2. To make a judgment as to the worth or value of

      1. To rate according to relative estimate of worth or desirability; evaluate:
      2. To determine or estimate the worth or value of; appraise.
      3. To regard highly; esteem:
      1. To estimate the value of something; to appraise or to make a valuation.
      2. To set a value for; appraise.
      1. To set a rate for (goods to be shipped).
      2. To have value, status, or rating
      3. (--- U.S. Navy) To assign a rate to
      1. To form an idea, opinion, or estimate about (any matter)
      2. (--- Law) To hear and decide on in a court of law:
      3. To form an opinion or estimation of after careful consideration:
      1. To ascertain or fix the value or amount of:
      2. (Mathematics) to compute or determine the value of (an expression)
      3. (Mathematics) To calculate the numerical value of; express numerically.
      1. To form an opinion or judgment about
      2. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
      3. To judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.); calculate approximately
      1. To ascertain by computation; reckon:
      2. To reckon or determine by reasoning, evaluating, etc.; estimate; judge
      3. To perform a mathematical process; figure:
      1. To charge (a person or property) with a special payment, such as a tax or fine.
      2. To estimate or determine the significance, importance, or value of; evaluate
      3. To estimate the value of (property) for taxation.
      1. To examine by trial or experiment; put to a test:
      2. To be shown by analysis to contain a certain proportion of usually precious metal.
      3. To subject (a metal, for example) to chemical analysis so as to determine the strength or quality of its components.
      1. To judge the quality or worth of
      2. To estimate the price or value of:
      3. To set a price for; decide the value of, esp. officially
    See also:

    value

Another word for gauge

Noun
      1. A way of behaving that is typical of a certain group
      2. A pattern of behavior considered acceptable or proper by a social group:
      3. A standard, model, or pattern for a group
      1. Any upright object used as a support, often a part of the thing it supports; supporting piece; base; stand
      2. Something, such as a practice or a product, that is widely recognized or employed, especially because of its excellence.
      3. Something established for use as a rule or basis of comparison in measuring or judging capacity, quantity, content, extent, value, quality, etc.
      1. A graduated stick or rod one yard in length, used in measuring
      2. A test, standard, or model used in measurement, comparison, or judgment.
      3. (Figuratively) A standard to which other measurements or comparisons are judged.
      1. A statement or other indication of policy or procedure by which to determine a course of action:
      2. A light line, used in lettering, to help align the text.
      3. A standard or principle by which to make a judgment or determine a policy or course of action
      1. A standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based.
      2. A standard, rule, or test by which something can be judged; measure of value
      1. A standard of measurement or judgment; a criterion.
      2. A system of ordered marks at fixed intervals used as a reference standard in measurement:
      3. A system of grouping or classifying in a series of steps or degrees according to a standard of relative size, amount, rank, etc.
      1. (Film, Theater) Something, as a piece of tape or a chalked line, indicating an actor's predetermined position on a stage or set
      2. A letter or figure used in schools, etc. to show quality of work or behavior; grade
      3. A specific model, type, or iteration, as of a product or machine, especially when part of a series. Usually used with a number:
      1. Limit; bounds:
      2. Any standard of valuation, comparison, judgment, etc.; criterion
      3. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
Verb
      1. To determine by using mathematics; compute
      2. To perform a mathematical process; figure:
      3. To reckon or determine by reasoning, evaluating, etc.; estimate; judge
      1. To adjust (a display setting) so that recorded images are accurately reproduced:
      2. To determine the caliber of (a tube).
      3. To check, adjust, or determine by comparison with a standard (the graduations of a quantitative measuring instrument):
      1. To determine the value, significance, or extent of; appraise.
      2. To charge (a person or property) with a special payment, such as a tax or fine.
      3. To set or determine the amount of (a payment, such as a tax or fine).
      1. To measure or apportion (a certain quantity) by weight. Often used with out:
      2. To consider and choose carefully
      3. (Naut.) weigh anchor under anchor
    See also:

    measure

    estimate