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synonyms for measure for measure

  • amends
  • atonement
  • compensation
  • eye for an eye
  • indemnification
  • indemnity
  • lex talionis
  • meed
  • payback
  • quid pro quo
  • reciprocity
  • recompense
  • rectification
  • reparation
  • restitution
  • retaliation
  • tit for tat
  • tooth for a tooth
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How to use measure for measure in a sentence

Yet if there is a measure of untruth in such pretty flatteries, one needs to be superhuman in order to condemn them harshly.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
(p. 054) At this period it appears that tobacco was used as money, and as the measure of price and value.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Not only have its fundamental principles been fully vindicated but in most details the working of the measure has been successful.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The alternate hexameter and pentameter are, for most purposes, a more agreeable measure than the hexameter by itself.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The early recognition of pictured objects, of which certain animals have a measure, is often strikingly discerning.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
In his days the wells of water flowed out, and they were filled as the sea above measure.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one little measure, and thirty bushels of seed shall yield three bushels.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Now the trouble with the main proposition just quoted is that each side of the equation is used as the measure of the other.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Given that, you can see at once the reason for the wages paid and the full measure of the payment.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
We can not measure it by the amount of its contribution to the product, for that is the very matter that we want to discover.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO MEASURE FOR MEASURE

  • avenging
  • getting even
  • measure for measure
  • payback
  • reprisal
  • retaliation
  • retribution
  • revenge
  • tit for tat
  • tooth for a tooth
  • vengeance
  • vindication
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.