find the size, quantity, extent, degree, etc. of (sth)
way to find the size, quantity, extent, degree, etc. of sth
standard or system used in stating the size, quantity or degree of sth
unit used in such a standard or system
instrument such as a rod, tape or container marked with standard units, used for testing length, volume, etc.
way of assessing sth
degree of sth
action taken to achieve a purpose
"the situation called for strong measures"
"the police took steps to reduce crime"
"they held a public hearing on the bill"
"the measurements were carefully done"
"his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
"the schools comply with federal standards"
"they set the measure for all subsequent work"
"the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"
"Measure the length of the wall"
"Can you quantify your results?"
"This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"
"I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"
"access all the factors when taking a risk"
Come not within the measure of my wrath.
出自：Two Gentlemen of Verona , Shakespeare
Sermons were measured out with no grudging hand.
出自： L. Stephen
She had carefully measured out a quadruple whisky.
出自： G. Greene
Please measure off enough cloth for three pairs of trousers.
They measured off a half-acre plot for a house lot.
They measured off the area in which they would work.
Life measures out its rewards in ways unrelated to how people deserve them.
生活分送给人们的报酬与人们是否应该得到的无关。 measure out one's length
He tripped on a stone and measured out his length on the pavement.
You'll find Father on top of the ladder, measuring up.
你会看到父亲站在梯子的最高处测量呢。 measure sb/sth ⇔ up
I'll just measure you up, sir, if I may?
He measured up the wood before he started.
他在动工前先把木头量了一下。 measure sth ⇔ up
Take a little time to measure up your chances before deciding.
在决定之前花点时间估计一下你有几分把握。 measure up
I always give new workers a short contract to begin with, as I want to see how they measure up before I employ them on a lasting basis.
He measures up to his job in every way.
The prisoner measures up to the description the police have of the wanted jewel thief.
The washing machine didn't measure up to the quality standards.
The new technique measures up to advanced world standard.
The whole thing was in (a) great/large measure a mistake.
误 I can make an evening dress for your measure.
正 I can make an evening dress to your measure.