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measured

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

measured (comparative more measured, superlative most measured)

  1. That has been determined by measurement.
    He ran over a measured mile.
    • 1893, Walter Besant, “Prologue”, in The Ivory Gate:
      Athelstan Arundel walked home all the way, foaming and raging. No omnibus, cab, or conveyance ever built could contain a young man in such a rage. His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn.
  2. Deliberate but restrained.
    He argued in measured tones.
  3. (of poetry etc) Rhythmically written in meter; metrical.

VerbEdit

measured

  1. simple past tense and past participle of measure

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