Regulated or determined by a standard; hence, equal; uniform; graduated; limited; moderated; as, he walked with measured steps; he expressed himself in no measured terms.
- Determined by measurement: The measured distance was less than a mile.
- Careful; restrained: spoke in measured words.
- Calculated; deliberate: with measured irony.
- Regular in rhythm and number: "A clock struck slowly in the house with a measured, solemn chime” ( Thomas Wolfe).
- Slow and stately.
- Written in meter.
- Music Mensural.