measure

measure
I ['meʒə(r)]
nome
1) (unit) misura f., unità f. di misura

weights and measures — pesi e misure

a measure of length — una misura di lunghezza

liquid measure — misura di capacità

it's made to measure — [garment] è fatto su misura

2) (standard amount, container) dose f., misura f.; (of alcohol) dose f.

he gave me short measure — mi ha dato meno del dovuto

3) (device for measuring) strumento m. di misura
4) fig. (qualified amount, extent)

a measure of success — un certo successo

a small measure of support — un sostegno limitato

a good o wide measure of autonomy una grande autonomia; in large measure in larga misura; in full measure — [feel, contribute] pienamente; [possess] interamente

5) (way of estimating) (of price rises) misura f.; (of success, anger) misura f., indice m.; (of efficiency, performance) indicazione f.

to be the measure of — dare la misura di

to give some measure of — dare un'idea di [delight, talent]

to use sth. as a measure of — utilizzare qcs. come metro di valutazione per [effects, impact]

this is a measure of how dangerous it is — questo dimostra quanto è pericoloso

6) (assessment)

beyond measure — [change] oltremisura; [beautiful] estremamente

it has improved beyond measure — è migliorato incredibilmente

to take the measure of sb. — giudicare o valutare qcn.

I have the measure of them — so o ho capito quanto valgono

7) (action, step) misura f., provvedimento m.

to take measures — prendere o adottare delle misure o dei provvedimenti

safety measure misure di sicurezza; as a precautionary measure come misura precauzionale; as a temporary measure — provvisoriamente

••

for good measure — per sicurezza, come misura aggiuntiva

to do things by half-measures — fare le cose a metà

II 1. ['meʒə(r)]
verbo transitivo
1) (assess size) misurare [length, rate, person]

to measure sth. in — misurare qcs. in [metres]

to get oneself measured for — farsi prendere le misure per

2) (have a measurement of)

to measure four by five metres — misurare quattro metri per cinque

a tremor measuring 6 on the Richter scale — una scossa di 6 gradi della scala Richter

3) (assess) misurare, valutare [performance, ability]
4) (compare)

to measure sth. against — paragonare qcs. a [achievement]

2.
verbo intransitivo [person, instrument] misurare
* * *
['meʒə] 1. noun
1) (an instrument for finding the size, amount etc of something: a glass measure for liquids; a tape-measure.) misurino, dosatore
2) (a unit: The metre is a measure of length.) misura
3) (a system of measuring: dry/liquid/square measure.) misura
4) (a plan of action or something done: We must take (= use, or put into action) certain measures to stop the increase in crime.) misura
5) (a certain amount: a measure of sympathy.) dose
6) ((in music) the musical notes contained between two bar lines.) battuta
2. verb
1) (to find the size, amount etc of (something): He measured the table.) misurare
2) (to show the size, amount etc of: A thermometer measures temperature.) misurare
3) ((with against, besides etc) to judge in comparison with: She measured her skill in cooking against her friend's.) misurare, giudicare
4) (to be a certain size: This table measures two metres by one metre.) misurare
- beyond measure
- for good measure
- full measure
- made to measure
- measure out
- measure up
* * *
I ['meʒə(r)]
nome
1) (unit) misura f., unità f. di misura

weights and measures — pesi e misure

a measure of length — una misura di lunghezza

liquid measure — misura di capacità

it's made to measure — [garment] è fatto su misura

2) (standard amount, container) dose f., misura f.; (of alcohol) dose f.

he gave me short measure — mi ha dato meno del dovuto

3) (device for measuring) strumento m. di misura
4) fig. (qualified amount, extent)

a measure of success — un certo successo

a small measure of support — un sostegno limitato

a good o wide measure of autonomy una grande autonomia; in large measure in larga misura; in full measure — [feel, contribute] pienamente; [possess] interamente

5) (way of estimating) (of price rises) misura f.; (of success, anger) misura f., indice m.; (of efficiency, performance) indicazione f.

to be the measure of — dare la misura di

to give some measure of — dare un'idea di [delight, talent]

to use sth. as a measure of — utilizzare qcs. come metro di valutazione per [effects, impact]

this is a measure of how dangerous it is — questo dimostra quanto è pericoloso

6) (assessment)

beyond measure — [change] oltremisura; [beautiful] estremamente

it has improved beyond measure — è migliorato incredibilmente

to take the measure of sb. — giudicare o valutare qcn.

I have the measure of them — so o ho capito quanto valgono

7) (action, step) misura f., provvedimento m.

to take measures — prendere o adottare delle misure o dei provvedimenti

safety measure misure di sicurezza; as a precautionary measure come misura precauzionale; as a temporary measure — provvisoriamente

••

for good measure — per sicurezza, come misura aggiuntiva

to do things by half-measures — fare le cose a metà

II 1. ['meʒə(r)]
verbo transitivo
1) (assess size) misurare [length, rate, person]

to measure sth. in — misurare qcs. in [metres]

to get oneself measured for — farsi prendere le misure per

2) (have a measurement of)

to measure four by five metres — misurare quattro metri per cinque

a tremor measuring 6 on the Richter scale — una scossa di 6 gradi della scala Richter

3) (assess) misurare, valutare [performance, ability]
4) (compare)

to measure sth. against — paragonare qcs. a [achievement]

2.
verbo intransitivo [person, instrument] misurare

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