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Pronunciation of Measures: Learn how to pronounce Measures in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word measure:

noun
the extent, quantity, amount, or degree of something, as determined by measurement or calculation
a device for measuring distance, volume, etc, such as a graduated scale or container
a system of measurement ⇒ give the size in metric measure
a standard used in a system of measurements ⇒ the international prototype kilogram is the measure of mass in SI units
a specific or standard amount of something ⇒ a measure of grain, short measure, full measure
a basis or standard for comparison ⇒ his work was the measure of all subsequent attempts
reasonable or permissible limit or bounds ⇒ we must keep it within measure
degree or extent (often in phrases such as in some measure, in a measure, etc) ⇒ they gave him a measure of freedom
(often plural) a particular action intended to achieve an effect ⇒ they took measures to prevent his leaving
a legislative bill, act, or resolution ⇒ to bring in a measure
(music) another word for bar1 (sense 15a)
(prosody) poetic rhythm or cadence; metre
a metrical foot
(poetic) a melody or tune
the act of measuring; measurement
(archaic) a dance
(printing) the width of a page or column of type
See for good measure
See get the measure of someone
See made to measure
verb
(transitive) often foll by up to determine the size, amount, etc, of by measurement
(intransitive) to make a measurement or measurements
(transitive) to estimate or determine ⇒ I measured his strength to be greater than mine
(transitive) to function as a measurement of ⇒ the ohm measures electrical resistance
(transitive) to bring into competition or conflict ⇒ he measured his strength against that of his opponent
(intransitive) to be as specified in extent, amount, etc ⇒ the room measures six feet
(transitive) to travel or move over as if measuring
(transitive) to adjust or choose ⇒ he measured his approach to suit the character of his client
(intransitive) to allow or yield to measurement
See also
measure off, measure out, measures, measure up
Derived Forms
ˈmeasurer noun
Word Origin
C13: from Old French, from Latin mēnsūra measure, from mēnsus, past participle of mētīrī to measure