Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb measure

4 senses of measure

Sense 1
measure, mensurate, measure out -- (determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall")
       => decide, make up one's mind, determine -- (reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations")

Sense 2
quantify, measure -- (express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?")
       => carry, convey, express -- (serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger")

Sense 3
measure -- (have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")
          Phrasal Verb-> measure up#1

Sense 4
measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value -- (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Antonyms of adj measured

3 of 4 senses of measured

Sense 2
measured, metrical, metric -- (the rhythmic arrangement of syllables)

INDIRECT (VIA rhythmical) -> unrhythmical, unrhythmic -- (not rhythmic; irregular in beat or accent)

Sense 3
deliberate, calculated, measured -- (carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony")

INDIRECT (VIA intended) -> unintended -- (not deliberate)

Sense 4
careful, deliberate, measured -- (unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed")

INDIRECT (VIA unhurried) -> hurried -- (moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job")

Similarity of adj measured

4 senses of measured

Sense 1
mensural, measured, mensurable -- (having notes of fixed rhythmic value)

Sense 2
measured, metrical, metric -- (the rhythmic arrangement of syllables)
       => rhythmical (vs. unrhythmical), rhythmic -- (recurring with measured regularity; "the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy; "rhythmical prose")

Sense 3
deliberate, calculated, measured -- (carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony")
       => intended (vs. unintended) -- (resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult")

Sense 4
careful, deliberate, measured -- (unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed")
       => unhurried (vs. hurried) -- (relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice")

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