Phrasal Verb 'measure'

We have 10 phrasal verb definition related to 'measure'.

Measure against

Meaning:

Evaluate or judge by comparison

Example:

The work doesn't look good if you MEASURE it AGAINST what our competitors have done.

Measure off

Meaning:

Measure something and mark the point where it ends or will be cut

Example:

The tailor MEASURED OFF the material for my suit.

Measure off

Meaning:

Mark a length on something to cut it

Example:

He MEASURED OFF a metre of the silk.

Measure out

Meaning:

Measure or weigh the amount needed

Example:

He MEASURED OUT the flour for the bread.

Measure out

Meaning:

Weigh or measure an exact amount

Example:

She MEASURED OUT a hundred grammes of the powder.

Measure up

Meaning:

Find the size of something

Example:

The estate agent MEASURED UP all the rooms.

Measure up

Meaning:

Be good enough, meet the required standard

Example:

She didn't MEASURE UP in her probationary period, so we didn't extend her contract.

Measure up

Meaning:

Be good enough

Example:

They made her a director, but she didn't MEASURE UP.

Measure up

Meaning:

Find out the size of something

Example:

They MEASURED UP the room.

Measure up to

Meaning:

Be good enough or worthy of something

Example:

I hope to MEASURE UP TO the confidence you have in me.