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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _mesure_, from Old French _mesure_, from Latin _mēnsūra_ (“a measuring, rule, something to measure by”), from _mēnsus_, past participle of _mētīrī_ (“to measure, mete”). Displaced native Middle English _mǣte, mete_ (“measure”) _(n.)_ (from Old English _met_ (“measure”), compare Old English _mitta_ (“a measure”)), Middle English _ameten_, _imeten_ (“to measure”) (from Old English _āmetan, ġemetan_ "to mete, measure), Middle English _hof, hoof_ (“measure, reason”) (from Old Norse _hōf_ (“measure, reason”)), Old English _mǣþ_ (“measure, degree”).

From Middle English mesure, from Old French mesure, from Latin mēnsūra (“a measuring, rule, something to measure by”), from mēnsus, past participle of mētīrī (“to measure, mete”). Displaced native Middle English mǣte, mete (“measure”) (n.) (from Old English met (“measure”), compare Old English mitta (“a measure”)), Middle English ameten, imeten (“to measure”) (from Old English āmetan, ġemetan "to mete, measure), Middle English hof, hoof (“measure, reason”) (from Old Norse hōf (“measure, reason”)), Old English mǣþ (“measure, degree”).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈmɛʒə/ * Rhymes: -ɛʒə(r) * Hyphenation: mea‧sure

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛʒə/
  • Rhymes: -ɛʒə(r)
  • Hyphenation: mea‧sure

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

MEASURE (_plural_ MEASURES) * The quantity, size, weight, distance or capacity of a substance compared to a designated standard. * An (unspecified) quantity or capacity. * 2013, Daniel Taylor, _Danny Welbeck leads England's rout of Moldova but hit by Ukraine ban_ (in _The Guardian_, 6 September 2013)[1] It ended up being a bittersweet night for England, full of goals to send the crowd home happy, buoyed by the news that Montenegro and Poland had drawn elsewhere in Group H but also with a MEASURE of regret about what happened to Danny Welbeck and what it means for Roy Hodgson's team going into a much more difficult assignment against Ukraine. _a MEASURE of salt_ * The precise designated distance between two objects or points. * The dimensions or capacity of anything, reckoned according to some standard; size or extent, determined and stated. _The tailor took my MEASURE for a coat._ * Bible, Job xi. 9 The MEASURE thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea. * The act of measuring. (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?) * A musical designation consisting of all notes and or rests delineated by two vertical bars; an equal and regular division of the whole of a composition. * (music) The group or grouping of beats, caused by the regular recurrence of accented beats. * (dancing) A regulated movement, especially in a slow and stately dance, corresponding to the time in which the accompanying music is performed. * (poetry) The manner of ordering and combining the quantities, or long and short syllables; meter; rhythm; hence, a metrical foot. _a poem in iambic MEASURE_ * A rule, ruler or measuring stick. * A tactic, strategy or piece of legislation. _He took drastic MEASURES to halt inflation._ * (mathematics) A function that assigns a non-negative number to a given set following the mathematical nature that is common among length, volume, probability and the like. * (arithmetic, dated) A number which is contained in a given number a number of times without a remainder; a divisor. _the greatest common MEASURE of two or more numbers_ * (geology) A bed or stratum. _coal MEASURES; lead MEASURES_ * An indicator; something used to assess some property. The average price of basic household goods is a MEASURE for inflation.

measure (plural measures)

  1. The quantity, size, weight, distance or capacity of a substance compared to a designated standard.
  2. An (unspecified) quantity or capacity.
    a measure of salt
  3. The precise designated distance between two objects or points.
  4. The dimensions or capacity of anything, reckoned according to some standard; size or extent, determined and stated.
    The tailor took my measure for a coat.
  5. The act of measuring.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  6. A musical designation consisting of all notes and or rests delineated by two vertical bars; an equal and regular division of the whole of a composition.
  7. (music) The group or grouping of beats, caused by the regular recurrence of accented beats.
  8. (dancing) A regulated movement, especially in a slow and stately dance, corresponding to the time in which the accompanying music is performed.
  9. (poetry) The manner of ordering and combining the quantities, or long and short syllables; meter; rhythm; hence, a metrical foot.
    a poem in iambic measure
  10. A rule, ruler or measuring stick.
  11. A tactic, strategy or piece of legislation.
    He took drastic measures to halt inflation.
  12. (mathematics) A function that assigns a non-negative number to a given set following the mathematical nature that is common among length, volume, probability and the like.
  13. (arithmetic, dated) A number which is contained in a given number a number of times without a remainder; a divisor.
    the greatest common measure of two or more numbers
  14. (geology) A bed or stratum.
    coal measures; lead measures
  15. An indicator; something used to assess some property.
    The average price of basic household goods is a measure for inflation.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

MEASURE (_third-person singular simple present_ MEASURES, _present participle_ MEASURING, _simple past and past participle_ MEASURED) * To ascertain the quantity of a unit of material via calculated comparison with respect to a standard. We MEASURED the temperature with a thermometer.

measure (third-person singular simple present measures, present participle measuring, simple past and past participle measured)

  1. To ascertain the quantity of a unit of material via calculated comparison with respect to a standard.
    We measured the temperature with a thermometer.

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English - External Links

* measure in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * measure in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * measure at _OneLook Dictionary Search_


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