measure out

measure out
verb
determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
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Measure the length of the wall

Syn: ↑measure, ↑mensurate
Derivationally related forms: ↑mensuration (for: ↑mensurate), ↑measurable (for: ↑measure), ↑measure (for: ↑measure), ↑measurement (for: ↑measure), ↑measurer (for: ↑measure), ↑measuring (for: ↑measure)
Hypernyms: ↑decide, ↑make up one's mind, ↑determine
Hyponyms: ↑shoot, ↑triangulate, ↑caliper, ↑calliper, ↑calibrate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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ˌmeasure ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they measure out he/she/it measures out present participle measuring out past tense measured out past participle measured out] phrasal verb
to take a particular amount of something from a larger amount

Measure out 10 grams of sugar.

Thesaurus: to measure somethingsynonym units for measuring length or widthhyponym
Main entry: measure

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measure out [phrasal verb]
measure out (something) also measure (something) out : to measure and remove (something) from a larger amount

She carefully measured out three cups of flour.

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Main Entry:measure

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