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noun as in standard, rule

noun as in bill, law

noun as in beat, rhythm

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Example Sentences

The eating disorder field remains divided over the potential efficacy of such measures.

Parliament looks at measures to monitor toddlers for anti-Semitic speech.

He also warns that the entire Uffizi museum should be fortified with anti-seismic measures.

Experts agree that much will depend on the measures undertaken both by the United States and Cuba.

This concern ceased after the Spanish warned of severe punitive measures on the family members of suicides.

Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.

Will your Majesty be pleased to order this to be noted, and take what measures may be most to your royal pleasure.

This danger Garnache, however, was no less quick to perceive, and with a dismaying promptness did he take his measures.

The old stage-road from Dublin to Galway measures 133 miles, or nearly seven more than the Railroad.

He warmly espoused the interests of his country, and many important measures were effected by his eloquence.


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On this page you'll find 209 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to measures, such as: part, quota, breadth, shot, weight, and share.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.