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Meaning of MEASURED

Pronunciation:  'mezhurd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed"
  2. [adj]  determined by measurement; "the measured distance was less than a mile"
  3. [adj]  carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony"
  4. [adj]  (prosody) the rhythmic arrangement of syllables

MEASURED is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: calculated, careful, deliberate, metric, metrical, plumbed, premeditated, rhythmic, rhythmical, sounded, unhurried
 Antonyms: unmeasured



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Meas"ured\, a.
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. --
{Meas"ured*ly}, adv.

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