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noun as in thin covering, skin

verb as in ascend, climb

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verb as in measure

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Today, something similar is underway, albeit on a smaller scale.

From Fortune

In response to an unprecedented threat, emergency mobilization on a wartime scale seemed necessary.

From Fortune

Now that we feel confident about the unit economics, we can start to turn on the scale thing.

From Digiday

However, he added that he does not think that massive scale events, like the one that The Atlantic’s aiming to put on, will be able to achieve the required networking and interaction.

From Digiday

Liu said this allowed the media property to have “far exceeded” the scale it had set out to meet.

From Digiday

The most recent activity had a high point of 3.6 on the Richter Scale.

So did Alexander Hamilton, and on a grander scale than your AmEx.

Only two senators opposed the resolution, which the administration later claimed was the authority for a full-scale war.

The last time there was a raid of this scale was in 2001, when 52 men were arrested on Queen Boat, a floating disco on the Nile.

Some of the streets in this part of the town have seen large scale-destruction.

On a small scale map, in an office, you may make mole-hills of mountains; on the ground there's no escaping from its features.

Free discussion—never a very free thing in Russia—has now on any general scale become quite impossible.

But consider what it will be when the system is adopted on a more comprehensive scale.

If only India were pulling her weight for us on the same scale, we should by now be before the gates of Vienna.

Aber Jeder will grossartig spielen heutzutage (But everybody wants to play on a grand scale now-a-days).


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On this page you'll find 144 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scale, such as: extent, proportion, range, rate, ratio, and scope.

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