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Adjective: measured  me-zhu(r)d
  1. (prosody) Rhythmically written in meter
    - metrical, metric
  2. Carefully thought out in advance
    "with measured irony";
    - deliberate, calculated
  3. Unhurried and with care and dignity
    "walking at the same measured pace";
    - careful, deliberate
  4. (music) having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    - mensural, mensurable
Verb: measure  me-zhu(r)
  1. Determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    "Measure the length of the wall"; "measure out the length of the wall";
    - mensurate, measure out
  2. Express as a number, measure or quantity
    "Can you measure your results?";
    - quantify, quantitate
  3. Have certain dimensions
    "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"
  4. Estimate or determine the nature, value, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    "I will have the family jewels measured by a professional";
    - evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value, scope

See also: intended, qualify, rhythmic, rhythmical, unhurried

Type of: be, carry, convey, decide, determine, evaluate, express, judge, make up one's mind, pass judgment

Encyclopedia: Measured