English to Afrikaans Meaning :: measure

meetmaatstaf
Measure :
meet
- meetgemeetonmetelijkmetingmaatreëls
 

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Noun(1) any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal(2) how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify(3) a statute in draft before it becomes law(4) the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule(5) a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated(6) (prosody(7) musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats(8) measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements(9) a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
Verb(1) determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of(2) express as a number or measure or quantity(3) have certain dimensions(4) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

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(1) The paper editions measure approximately 24 by 34 inches and the canvas editions measure 40 by 55 inches.(2) For one test, a device called a reflectometer is used to measure the degree of whiteness in processed tuber samples destined to become chips.(3) I am going to measure you and then recommend a bra size.(4) the Senate passed the measure by a 48ÔÇô30 vote(5) it was a measure of the team's problems that they were still working after 2 a.m.(6) The units will also measure electromagnetic fields from other sources, such as radio and TV.(7) the full measure of support(8) as an emergency measure(9) Critics of the measure worry that the bill will depress the price of US labour in the tech sector.(10) it is hard to measure teaching ability(11) the growth of towns was in large measure the result of employment(12) It would at least have given a clear measure of the extent of anti-agreement sentiment in the unionist community.(13) now tread we a measure!(14) Mareen came in with two palace tailors to measure me for the wedding.(15) The birds twitter, the horn calls back, the mountain folk dance a droll measure , and all's right with the Alpine world.(16) By the late 70s he had achieved a measure of fame.
Related Words
(1) tape measure ::
maatband
(2) to measure ::
te meet
(3) unit of measure ::
eenheid van meet
(4) measure up ::
opweeg
(5) beyond measure ::
uitermate
(6) made to measure ::
gemaak om te pas
(7) measure out ::
meet
(8) precautionary measure ::
voorsorgmaatreël
(9) measure word ::
maatstaf woord
(10) safety measure ::
veiligheidsmaatreël
Synonyms
Noun
1. action ::
aksie
2. statute ::
wet
3. system ::
stelsel
4. quantity ::
hoeveelheid
5. a certain amount ::
'n sekere bedrag
6. yardstick ::
maatstaf
7. measurement ::
meting
8. criterion ::
maatstaf
9. cadence ::
kadens
10. measuring stick ::
meet stok
11. bar ::
bar
12. step ::
stap
13. bill ::
wetsontwerp
Verb
14. calculate ::
bereken
15. compare with ::
vergelyk met
16. assess ::
evalueer
17. measure out ::
meet
18. quantify ::
kwantifiseer
Different Forms
measure, measured, measureless, measurement, measurements, measures, measuring
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...to measure your brain waves
while potty training.

...to MEASURE your brain waves while potty training.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 15


Your first date? What...
Did you even measure her walls?

Your first date? What... Did you even MEASURE her walls?

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 21


...I chose a half measure...

...I chose a half MEASURE...

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 12


How exactly would one measure
a sense of humor?

How exactly would one MEASURE a sense of humor?

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 15


And I wanted to see you in person,
get the measure of you.

And I wanted to see you in person, get the MEASURE of you.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 7


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