Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Measure"

The meaning of "Measure" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does measure up mean?
A: To be good enough.

“The girl never measured up to her mother’s expectations”

That would mean the girl is not doing good enough to get her mother’s approval.
Q: What does measures of social deprivation mean?
A: It means its an index for determining the level of poor access to social needs like friends, health, family, etc.
Q: What does There's an intangible measure, which is how much a country earns in coexistence, in integration, identity, and the construction of citizenship by hosting an event of this magnitude. mean?
A: I wish my Japanese was good enough to translate this for you! This is very formal and difficult English to understand.

They’re basically saying that this ‘event’ will bring many benefits, good things to the country. it helps them in a lot of ways.
Q: What does measure of peace mean?
A: this isn't used often. but it basically means to have some peace. not complete peace but just enough.

He had a hard day and found a measure of peace in the new CD he bought.
Q: What does What do you measure height in mean?
A: @Jihye89: It's asking if you measure height in feet and inches, in centimeters, or in meters etc.

ex. 5ft 4in
ex. 160cm
ex. 16m

Example sentences using "Measure"

Q: Please show me example sentences with take measures .
A: We must take measures to stop the sickness.

The security team has taken measures to keep all the people safe.

Q: Please show me example sentences with "measure up".
A: "Unfortunately, this establishment does not quite measure up to the health and safety standards."
Q: Please show me example sentences with measure up.
A: The concert didn't measure up to my expectations.
The student's resume didn't measure up to the school's high standards.
I wonder if this new year will measure up to my expectations.
The horse measured up perfectly to the requirements to compete.
The reality of it didn't measure up to my expectations for it.
Q: Please show me example sentences with beyond measure.
A: "There was gold beyond measure" is correct :)

I was happy beyond measure.

The treasures are valuable beyond measure.

(Just so you know, "beyond measure" is not an expression we normally use. You will only see it in books, essays, or other formal writings.)

Synonyms of "Measure" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between measures and countermeasures ?
A: countermeasure is also a measure; it is used to emphasise that ‘this’ measure is meant to counter ‘that’ problem
Q: What is the difference between measure and effort ?
A: oh sorry about that!
Well they pretty much mean the same thing, but "measure" is more of a plan and "effort" is the actually trying to do it. Measure isn't really used in this context however, but it still makes sense!

Hope this sort of helped!
Q: What is the difference between to take half measures and to take stop gap measures ?

"Half measures" are measures that accomplish only part of what needs to be accomplished. Actions, policies, and plans that don't go far enough can be described as half measures.

"Half measures will not end in victory."
"Half measures are not tolerated at this company."
"They believe in their cause. They will fight to the end before settling for half measures."

"Stopgap measures" are implemented on a temporary basis to get through an immediate crisis--until a better and permanent solution can be put in place. The crisis is often unexpected and the temporary solution is usually ad hoc or makeshift, meaning that existing resources were used in a new way to keep things going for a while.

"Two of the best employees in Department A left at the same time. The company asked employees in Department B to help out as a stopgap measure."

"The legislators could not agree on a budget and passed a stopgap measure at the last minute to keep the government funded for another two weeks."
Q: What is the difference between measures and sizes ?
A: all three words are very related to each other. So you would also take measurements in order to get dimensions. so if you think of a box, if you want to figure out the dimensions of it (length, height and width) you would have to measure them.
So if you have three boxes, with a measurement of 60cm x 30cm x 20cm that would be it's dimensions of you compared it to two other boxes 50x 25 x10 and 80x50x30 the first box would be a medium size relative to the other boxes. so altogether you'd have small, medium and large sized boxes that you figured out the dimensions of by measuring them.
Q: What is the difference between measure (noun) and measurement ?
A: I think it's because a "measure" is what you use to measure something. Here, you are trying to measure the outcome, so you do this with an "outcome measure". A measurement is information you get after measuring something. "I measured my table, and the measurements were 4 feet by 6 feet". It's a little confusing, but I hope that helps!

Translations of "Measure"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? For measures against dryness in winter!!
Winter dryness measures!!
For winter dryness measures!!
A: It would probably be more natural to say "Prevents dryness in winter"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I often measure the weight during diet.
A: I often measure my weight when I am on a diet
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does this "measures" here mean?

The psychologist demonstrated that mindful thought could lead to improvement on measures of cognitive functions even in older adults.
A: "Measures" here refer to scores on cognitive function tests. In other words, if I practice mindfulness, my score on a cognitive function scale could improve
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Me, I believe that you measure yourself by the people who measure themselves by you. Is the pronounce right?
A: The recording doesn't work for me, can you post it again?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? measures of location
A: Miles (in the US) = 1600+ meters
Kilometers (other countries) = 1000 meters exactly.


My house is five miles away from the supermarket.

Other questions about "Measure"

Q: What does "take measures" exactly mean? Is it the same as "take measurements" or it is more like "doing certain things to fix problems after finding out something went wrong" as it is in Russian?
A: @timkondratiev: It's the latter. But it doesn't have to be something you do after a problem occurs. You can also take preventative measures.
Q: カバーをプラグに着けたまま測定して下さい。
Please measure the length pipe left assembling the cover on the pipe. does this sound natural?
A: "Please, measure the lenght left on the pipe, assembling the cover on top."
Q: What does integrate mean?
They also measure how well you use these skills together, so in some cases you will be asked to integrate your skills.
A: To integrate is to combine separate things into a larger whole. "Now that cameras and music software are integrated into our phones, we no longer have to carry so many things."
Q: Strengthen measures to prevent problem occurrences and outflow(leaking?)of them for new category products. does this sound natural?
A: Is this OK:

Strengthen measures to prevent problems with new category products occurring in the market.

Q: please measure your kids feet' length if u are not sure which size should choose.
please help me correct. does this sound natural?
A: @yummy87831743: I would say,
Please measure your child's foot length if you are not sure of which size to choose.

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