Definition of Measure out
1. Verb. Determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of. "Measure the length of the wall"
Specialized synonyms: Shoot, Triangulate, Caliper, Calliper, Calibrate
Generic synonyms: Decide, Determine, Make Up One's Mind
Derivative terms: Measurable, Measure, Measure, Measure, Measurement, Measurer, Measuring, Mensuration
Lexicographical Neighbors of Measure Out
Literary usage of Measure out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Thirty Years' View, Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1856)
"... and the supreme defender of his great measure—the Proclamation of 1833 ; and the first and most powerful opponent of the measure out of which it grew. ..."
2. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1823)
"The monopoly of beer had arisen, in a great measure, out of Ute uniformity iu the quality of beer, necessitated by the present inartificial system of duties ..."
3. Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1903)
"Measuring vessels which serve to measure out one definite quantity of fluid. 100 70 80 50 40 § 20. 3. The Graduated Pipette. Pig. 10. ..."
4. Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders from Early by Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1905)
"... not having the possession of his intellectual faculties, and therefore does not oblige him to measure out his blows with a yardstick, or weigh them in a ..."
5. Annotations Upon Popular Hymns by Charles Seymour Robinson (1893)
"4 None shall measure out thy patience By the span of human thought ; 223 Doxology. 8s, 7S. Praise him, angels in the height ; Sun and moon, rejoice before ..."