measure out

measure out
distribute, allocate, ration out

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • measure out — verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of Measure the length of the wall • Syn: ↑measure, ↑mensurate • Derivationally related forms: ↑mensuration (for: ↑mensurate), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • measure out — Synonyms and related words: administer, deal, deal out, disburse, dispense, disperse, dispose, distribute, divide, divvy, dole, dole out, give out, issue, lay off, lay out, mark off, mark out, measure off, mete, mete out, pace off, parcel out,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • measure out — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. allot, deal, apportion; see distribute 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To set aside or distribute as a share: admeasure, allocate, allot, allow, apportion, assign, give, lot, mete (out). See COLLECT. II verb See… …   English dictionary for students

  • measure — [mezh′ər] n. [ME mesure < OFr < L mensura < mensus, pp. of metiri, to measure < IE base * mē , to measure > MEAL1, Sans mātrā, a measure, Gr metron] 1. the extent, dimensions, capacity, etc. of anything, esp. as determined by a… …   English World dictionary

  • measure — ► VERB 1) determine the size, amount, or degree of (something) by comparison with a standard unit. 2) be of (a specified size). 3) (measure out) take an exact quantity of. 4) (measure up) reach the required or expected standard. ► NOUN 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • measure — n 1. measurement, mensuration, met age. See measurement(def.1). 2. size, dimensions, proportions, expanse, extent, scope, range, spread, area; magnitude, amplitude, mass, bulk, volume; weight, quantity, capacity; bounds, duration, sum, aggregate; …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • measure — measurer, n. /mezh euhr/, n., v., measured, measuring. n. 1. a unit or standard of measurement: weights and measures. 2. a system of measurement: liquid measure. 3. an instrument, as a graduated rod or a container of standard capacity, for… …   Universalium

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