measure
noun.
any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
the situation called for strong measures|the police took steps to reduce crime
Synonym: step
noun.
how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
Synonym: amount, quantity
noun.
a statute in draft before it becomes law
they held a public hearing on the bill
Synonym: bill
noun.
the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
the measurements were carefully done|his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate
noun.
a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
the schools comply with federal standards|they set the measure for all subsequent work
noun.
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
Synonym: metre, meter, cadence, beat
noun.
musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song
Synonym: bar
noun.
measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
noun.
a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
verb.
determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
Measure the length of the wall
verb.
express as a number or measure or quantity
Can you quantify your results?
Synonym: quantify
verb.
have certain dimensions
This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches
verb.
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