Measure

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English Meaning

A standard of dimension; a fixed unit of quantity or extent; an extent or quantity in the fractions or multiples of which anything is estimated and stated; hence, a rule by which anything is adjusted or judged.

  1. Dimensions, quantity, or capacity as ascertained by comparison with a standard.
  2. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties: The standard kilogram is maintained as a measure of mass.
  3. A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
  4. A system of measurement, such as the metric system.
  5. A device used for measuring.
  6. The act of measuring.
  7. An evaluation or a basis of comparison: "the final measure of the worth of a society” ( Joseph Wood Krutch). See Synonyms at standard.
  8. Extent or degree: The problem was in large measure caused by his carelessness.
  9. A definite quantity that has been measured out: a measure of wine.
  10. A fitting amount: a measure of recognition.
  11. A limited amount or degree: a measure of good-will.
  12. Limit; bounds: generosity knowing no measure.
  13. Appropriate restraint; moderation: "The union of . . . fervor with measure, passion with correctness, this surely is the ideal” ( William James).
  14. An action taken as a means to an end; an expedient. Often used in the plural: desperate measures.
  15. A legislative bill or enactment.
  16. Poetic meter.
  17. Music The metric unit between two bars on the staff; a bar.
  18. To ascertain the dimensions, quantity, or capacity of: measured the height of the ceiling.
  19. To mark, lay out, or establish dimensions for by measuring: measure off an area.
  20. To estimate by evaluation or comparison: "I gave them an account . . . of the situation as far as I could measure it” ( Winston S. Churchill).
  21. To bring into comparison: She measured her power with that of a dangerous adversary.
  22. To mark off or apportion, usually with reference to a given unit of measurement: measure out a pint of milk.
  23. To allot or distribute as if by measuring; mete: The revolutionary tribunal measured out harsh justice.
  24. To serve as a measure of: The inch measures length.
  25. To consider or choose with care; weigh: He measures his words with caution.
  26. Archaic To travel over: "We must measure twenty miles today” ( Shakespeare).
  27. To have a measurement of: The room measures 12 by 20 feet.
  28. To take a measurement.
  29. To allow of measurement: White sugar measures more easily than brown.
  30. measure up To be the equal of something; have similar quality.
  31. measure up To have the necessary qualifications: a candidate who just didn't measure up.
  32. beyond measure In excess.
  33. beyond measure Without limit.
  34. for good measure In addition to the required amount.
  35. a To a degree: The new law was in a measure harmful.

Malayalam Meaning

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× പ്രമാണം - Pramaanam | Pramanam
× വാശി - Vaashi | Vashi
× ഗുണാംഗം - Gunaamgam | Gunamgam
× വര്‍ഷ്മാവ് - Var‍shmaavu | Var‍shmavu
× മാര്‍ഗ്ഗം - Maar‍ggam | Mar‍ggam
× വ്യാപ്‌തിയുള്ള - Vyaapthiyulla | Vyapthiyulla
× മാനദണ്‌ഡം - Maanadhandam | Manadhandam
× മാപനം - Maapanam | Mapanam
× യൗതവം - Yauthavam | Youthavam
× പാരിമിത്യം - Paarimithyam | Parimithyam
× പരിണാഹം - Parinaaham | Parinaham
× അളവ് - Alavu
× യോതു - Yothu
× വൃത്തം - Vruththam | Vrutham
× ആളം - Aalam | alam
× മസം - Masam
× ഏകകം - Ekakam
× പരിമാണം കണ്ടുപിടിക്കുക - Parimaanam Kandupidikkuka | Parimanam Kandupidikkuka
× താപ്പ് - Thaappu | Thappu
× അളവുണ്ടായിരിക്കുക - Alavundaayirikkuka | Alavundayirikkuka
× മിതി - Mithi
× ഏര്‍പ്പാട്‌ - Er‍ppaadu | Er‍ppadu
× പരിമാണം - Parimaanam | Parimanam
× മാപം - Maapam | Mapam
× മസ്തി - Masthi
× മാത്ര - Maathra | Mathra
× മാപകം - Maapakam | Mapakam
× തോത് - Thothu
× മാനമുള്ള - Maanamulla | Manamulla
× നീളം - Neelam
× മാത്രം - Maathram | Mathram
× മാതി - Maathi | Mathi
× നിമാനം - Nimaanam | Nimanam
× വണ്ണം - Vannam
× അളവുപാത്രം - Alavupaathram | Alavupathram
× മാനദണ്ഡം - Maanadhandam | Manadhandam

   

The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Job 11:9

Their measure is longer than the earth And broader than the sea.


അതിന്റെ പരിമാണം ഭൂമിയെക്കാൾ നീളവും സമുദ്രത്തെക്കാൾ വീതിയും ഉള്ളതു.


Matthew 23:32

Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers' guilt.


പാമ്പുകളേ, സർപ്പസന്തതികളേ, നിങ്ങൾ നരകവിധി എങ്ങനെ ഒഴിഞ്ഞുപോകും?


Deuteronomy 21:2

then your elders and your judges shall go out and measure the distance from the slain man to the surrounding cities.


ന്യായധിപതിമാരും പുറത്തു ചെന്നു കൊല്ലപ്പെട്ടവന്റെ ചുറ്റുമിരിക്കുന്ന അതതു പട്ടണംവരെയുള്ള ദൂരം അളക്കേണം.


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