Another word for measure
A unit of measurement
dimension, capacity, weight, volume, distance, degree, quantity, area, mass, frequency, density, viscosity, intensity, rapidity, speed, caliber, bulk, sum, duration, magnitude, amplitude, size, pitch, ratio, depth, scope, height, strength, breadth, amplification.
Commonly used units of measure include --- linear: inch, foot, yard, rod, mile (U.S. Customary system); millimeter, centimeter, decimeter, meter, kilometer (metric system); volume: fluid dram, fluid ounce, gill, pint, quart, gallon (U.S. Customary system); milliliter, centiliter, deciliter, liter, kiloliter (metric system); weight: dram, ounce, pound (U.S. Customary system); milligram, centigram, decigram, gram, kilogram (metric system).
Units of measure and their abbreviations commonly used in medicine include: Celsius (C), cubic centimeter (cc), dram (dr), drop (gt), drops (gtt), Fahrenheit (F), fluid dram (fl dr), fluid ounce (fl oz), foot (ft), gram (gm), grain (gr), hour (hr), kilogram (kg), microgram (mcg), milligram (mg), milliliter (ml), millimeter (mm), minute (min), ounce (oz), pint (O), pound (lb), unit (U).
Anything used as a standard
A preventive or counteractive action
To apply a standard of measurement
rule, weigh, mark, lay off, lay out, grade, graduate, gauge, sound, pitch, beat, stroke, time, mete, mark off, pace off, plumb, scale, rank, even, level, gradate, shade, blend, rhyme, line, align, line out, regulate, portion, set a criterion, set a standard, average, equate, encircle, square, calibrate, block in, survey, telemeter, map; see also estimate 1, 2.
To contain by measurement
Another word for measurenoun
The amount of space occupied by something:dimension, extent, magnitude, proportion (often used in plural), size. See big
Relative intensity or amount, as of a quality or attribute:degree, extent, magnitude, proportion. See big
A means by which individuals are compared and judged:benchmark, criterion, gauge, mark, standard, test, touchstone, yardstick. See usual
The act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity:measurement, mensuration, metrology. See big
That which is allotted:allocation, allotment, allowance, dole, lot, part, portion, quantum, quota, ration, share, split. (Informal) cut. (Slang) divvy. See collect
Avoidance of extremes of opinion, feeling, or personal conduct:moderateness, moderation, temperance. See edge
An action calculated to achieve an end.Often used in plural: maneuver, move, procedure, step, tactic. See action
The formal product of a legislative or judicial body:act, assize, bill1, enactment, law, legislation, lex, statute. See law
The patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music:beat, cadence, cadency, meter, rhythm, swing. See repetition
To ascertain the dimensions, quantity, or capacity of:gauge. (Archaic) mete. Idiom: take the measure of. See big
To fix the limits of:bound2, delimit, delimitate, demarcate, determine, limit, mark (off or out). See limited
To set aside or distribute as a share:admeasure, allocate, allot, allow, apportion, assign, give, lot, mete (out). See collect